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Apple-Oat Breakfast Treats Recipe

"Our three grandsons gobble up these soft, chewy oatmeal cookies at breakfast with some yogurt and a glass of juice," writes Dolores Kastello of Waukesha, Wisconsin. "If you don't have pie filling handy, use jam to make the cookie's fruity topping," she suggests.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 to 1-1/4 cups apple pie filling

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Add the eggs and vanilla. Combine dry ingredients; add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
  • 2. Drop by 1/4 cupfuls 6 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten into 3-in. circles. Make a slight indentation in the center of each; top with a rounded tablespoonful of pie filling. Bake at 350° for 16-20 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool for 5 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 354 calories, 16 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 80 mg cholesterol, 458 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 8 g protein.