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Apple Walnut Oatmeal Cookies

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Apple, Cookies, Oatmeal Cookies, Soft Cookies, Thick and Chewy Cookies
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Servings 4 Dozen


For The Apple Walnut Oatmal Cookies

  • 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups oatmeal, quick or old fashioned
  • 1 medium green apple, peeled, chopped into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped

For The Glaze Drizzle

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350°

For The Apple Walnut Oatmeal Cookies

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt together. Set aside.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat softened butter, brown sugar and sugar together until creamy.

  3. Add eggs and vanilla, then beat until combined.

  4. Stir flour mixture into sugar mixture and mix until incorporated.

  5. Stir oatmeal, chopped apples and walnuts together then add to the mixture. Stir.

  6. Using a 1 inch cookie baller (or rounded tablespoon) drop onto an ungreased baking sheet.

  7. Bake for 12 minutes then remove from oven and let sit for a couple minutes then transfer to wire rack to cool.

For The Glaze Drizzle

  1. Mix powdered sugar and milk together.

  2. Drizzle over cookies that have cooled completely.

Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from Quaker Oats.