Apple Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

by Suzanne on September 8, 2014

in Sweet Things

Apple Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies | you-made-that.comI’m so happy for Fall and all the yummy comfort food that seems to accompany it. Apple season is in the Fall and this year I have an apple tree that gave us plenty of good fruit to make things with so don’t be surprised in the next month or so if you see a few apple recipes.

Have you ever tried apple slices spread with peanut butter on them? My roommate in college got me to try it years ago and I thought it sounded weird, but I tried it and I really liked it. Fast forward 25 years and I saved this cookie recipe from a fellow blogger friend Jessica at My Kitchen Addiction– she made these cookies a few years ago.  My taste buds again were a little hesitant about putting apples, peanut butter and oats together in a cookie,  then I  remembered that apples and peanut butter are so good together.  I recently made them, the results were so yummy, the apple makes these very moist and the peanut butter of course makes them taste delicious.   I added some cinnamon since it always goes well with apples. These cookies remind me of the wonderful Fall season.  Enjoy.

Apple peanut butter oatmeal cookies |

Apple Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

1/2 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter softened
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1 1/4 cup shredded tart apple like granny smith
1 cup flour
2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
4 cups of quick oats

Step 1: Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare cookie sheet pan with parchment paper or a silicon mat.
Step 2: In a large mixing bowl mix together the sugars and butter until fluffy. Then add the eggs, peanut butter, and vanilla mix together until incorporated. Now stir in the apples.
Step 3: In another bowl mix together the dry ingredients and slowly add them to the wet ingredients until mixed well.
Step 4: Drop large rounded tablespoons onto the cookie sheet and bake for about 11-13 minutes. They will begin to turn golden brown.
Step 5: Cool cookies on pan for about 3 minutes then remove to a wire rack until cooled completely. Store in an airtight container.
Makes: about 21-27 large cookies.


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1 Carol at Wild Goose Tea September 8, 2014 at 9:09 pm

I am certainly glad you saved this recipe and took the time to share it with the rest of us. I bake a lot of cookies. I often make up my own combos, but this is one I have never put together. I like it! I pinned it!

2 Suzanne September 8, 2014 at 10:23 pm

Great Carol, glad I shared it too, hope you enjoy them.

3 Chris @ The Café Sucré Farine September 28, 2014 at 11:18 am

What a fun treat Suzanne! I love peanut butter and apples but never though of combining them in cookies. They look wonderful!

4 Suzanne October 1, 2014 at 1:20 pm

Thank you Chris, they are delicious!

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