Iced Oatmeal Applesauce Cookies

Pat Duran

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@kitchenChatter

This is Susi's cookie recipe but has been adopted by my sister and me.- We love this recipe and so does my family and my daughter's 2nd grade classroom. These are healthy and moist;and what child or adult doesn't like frosting!
Thanks Susi.


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Serves:

2 1/2 dozen

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

COOKIES:

4 Tbsp
unsalted butter, room temperature
3/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1 large
egg
1/2 c
all natural applesauce
1 1/2 to 2 c
old fashioned rolled oats ( up to 3 c.)
3/4 to 1 c
all purpose flour up to 1 c.)
1/2 c
stone ground whole wheat flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
kosher salt
1 c
craisins

ICING:

1 c
powdered sugar
2 Tbsp
pure maple syrup
1 Tbsp
water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350^.
Cookie dough:
Put butter and sugars in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle or hook attachment.
Mix on low speed until combined.
2
Add egg and applesauce; mix until well blended, 2 to 3 minutes. Mix in oats, flours, baking powder and soda and salt.. Mix in crasins.
3
Using a 1 1/2 -inch ice cream scoop, drop dough onto baking sheet lined with parchment paper, spacing 2 inches apart.
Bake cookies 13-15 minutes-until golden and just set, rotating halfway through baking time. Let cool on sheets 5 minutes. Transfer to wire rack set over a piece of parchment paper, let cool completely.
4
Icing:
Whisk all ingredients until smooth. Drizzle over cookies; let set. Cookies can be stored in single layers in airtight containers at room temperature.
I used melted white chocolate and drizzled it instead of the icing. My bad.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy