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Apple Oatmeal Cookies

Apple Oatmeal Cookies

The whole family will love these moist apple and oatmeal cookies.

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  • 24 cookiesServings


  • 7 tablespoons margarine, room temperature
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Dash of nutmeg (called Egoz Muskat in Hebrew)
  • 1¼ cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup peeled, finely chopped Granny Smith apple (called Grand in Israel), tossed with 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ cup raisins (optional)


1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. In a large bowl, cream margarine, sugar, brown sugar. Add egg and vanilla; beat until light and fluffy. 

3. Sift together all dry ingredients and spices. Stir dry into wet ingredients until just combined.

4. Fold in apples and raisins. Chill dough for 1 hour.

5. Scoop scant tablespoons of batter onto a parchment lined cookie sheet. Bake in 350°F oven for 10 minutes. Cool cookies on a wire rack.

Tip: Wrap cookies well and store in freezer. Defrost completely before eating.

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