Apple Breakfast Cookies Recipe | Dairy Farmers of Manitoba

Yummy Apple Breakfast Cookies

PREP TIME

10 min.

COOK TIME

15 min.

Serving Size

20 cookies

Cookies for breakfast? These moist cookies loaded with oats, milk, and fresh apples are a terrific start to the day at home or on-the-go.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (500 mL) quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup (250 mL) milk
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) butter, melted
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) finely chopped apples (about 1 large)

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) with racks in the top and bottom thirds of the oven. Butter 2 large baking sheets or line with parchment paper.

2. In a large bowl, whisk together oats, flour, cinnamon, baking powder, and salt. In another bowl, whisk together sugar, eggs, milk, butter, and vanilla. Pour over dry ingredients and sprinkle with apples; stir until just blended.

3. Drop batter by 1/4 cup (60 mL) for each cookie onto prepared baking sheets at least 2 inches (5 cm) apart. Bake for about 15 minutes, switching pans on racks halfway or until a tester inserted in the center comes out clean. Let the cookies cool on pans for 2 minutes, then transfer to racks to cool completely.

 

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Tips

  • Use apples that hold their shape and flavour when baked, such as Empire, Red Prince, Northern Spy, Granny Smith, or Crispin.
  • Tip for kids: this recipe is a terrific introduction for kids learning how to bake. Teach them to measure dry ingredients properly by spooning them into a dry measuring cup and sweeping off the top. For liquid ingredients, pour into a liquid cup and check at eye level.
  • For the adventurous: reduce the apples to 1 cup (250 mL) and add 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped toasted hazelnuts, walnuts or pecans, and 1/3 cup (75 mL) chopped dried cherries.