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Apple Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Apple Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

I brought these yummy cookies to work and they were gone in seconds. They’re a great snack and addictive, too! —Nicki Woods, Springfield, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min./batch YIELD:60 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 1-1/2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup finely chopped peeled apple
  • 1/2 cup raisins

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, oats, brown sugar and cinnamon. In a small bowl, combine the egg, applesauce, apple and raisins. Stir into oat mixture and mix well.
  • 2. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 5 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 57 calories, 1g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 55mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.

Reviews for Apple Oatmeal Cookies

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CookingjoyHumboldt
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2015

"I made these and they were great. My husband loved them and these were keepers. I also made a batch with pineapple upside down mix with the zest of one orange. They were marvelous!"

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lmsummers
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2014

"Yummy--so soft and moist!"

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allybrand
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2014

"made 1 batch and my family liked so much that I made another to take to our sr. hal. party next thurs. definitely a keeper. really easy to make. mixed by hand even tho arthritis in hands bad."

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Deborahjcolburn
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2014

"Fair at best..."

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downhomecooker
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2014

"good cookie, very moist, but I think I will add pecans the next time I make them."

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Banjoboy
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2014

"Just finished making these. They are just OK. They never flattened out like the picture."

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mt2az
Reviewed Oct. 17, 2014

"CASNIP if u don't have applesauce on hand why not make some? Peel, chop, cook and mash 2 1/2 to 3 medium apples for 3/4 cup. Not sure if it's necessary but I'd cool it in the freezer in order to avoid cooking any of the egg."

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grandmabear1957
Reviewed Oct. 16, 2014

"Yummy and easy to make"

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parelius
Reviewed Oct. 16, 2014

"Very good. Only change I made was to replace the raisins with butterscotch chips. My husband couldn't stop eating them!"

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daisywilken
Reviewed Oct. 16, 2014

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daisywilken
Reviewed Oct. 16, 2014

"CASENIP, wonder if no applesauce might make it dry? Besides the egg, that is the only "liquid". But they do sound good."

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casenip
Reviewed Oct. 16, 2014

"I haven't made these yet but wondering if I could use all chopped apples instead of applesauce?"

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Bajaspeed
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2013

"Easy to make and yummy! My kids love them."

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mamaknowsbest
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2013

"My son won Cookie Competition with this recipe!!! His Boy Scout troop held a Christlmas cookie competition, boys had to make the recipe on their own. Instead of using a yellow cake mix he choose a limited edition Pillsbury Carmel Apple cake mix. It tasted just liike an apple crisp dessert. The cookies were moist and very flavorful. Kids and adults alike loved this cookie. We made our cookies slightly larger, so we did not get 5 dozen. Try this recipe with any seasonal cake mix!!!"

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amanda3475
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2013

"very yummy- I must have made them too big because I only got 49! Didn't use raisins just added more apples- next time I am going to add cranberries!"

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chancellorville
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2013

"I've made these 2x. The second time, I made the batter without cut up apples then scooped 1 doz cookies, then added cut up apples, another dozen, then raisins, and finally finely crushed walnuts. It was just a little something for everyone's taste that everyone seemed to appreciate."

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Jamye5
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2012

"Delicious and super easy to make!"

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eli05
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2012

"very yummy!"

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howdy-hoe-there
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2012

"These cookies are excellent. I didn't have a yellow cake mix on hand, so I used a spice cake mix by Duncan Heinz. WOW!!! Apple, cinnamon, oats and raisins you couldn't ask for anything better! This recipe is a keeper."

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bettyelm
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2011

"I made these this morning so easy and quick, also taste good. I did cut back on cinnamon which I'am glad I did. would make agin ."

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lloyddavid1952
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2011

"This is a very moist oatmeal cookie. It is sweet and chewy as well. Easy to make and even easier to disappear once made."

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huntinglady
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2011

"These cookies were excellent. The whole family loved them and it was nice to know they are healthy and low fat. I used a French Vanilla cake mix and next time I will add more raisins. Many recipes that call for butter I replace with same amount of applesauce and they turn out great."

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kanazawa
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2011

"Left out the raisins. Added walnuts and chocolate chips. Very moist."

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survivor13
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2010

"I made these the way it was originally written (without the egg) and they came out excellent. I did add an extra 1/2-1 tsp. cinnamon the second time I made them and I liked that better. I also added about 3/4 cup raisins. I just kept mixing the batter until it was all moist and looked like your typical cookie batter and it all held together pefectly. The cookies came out moist and have received rave reviews and have been requested since. I will be making often (without the egg)."

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Marie P.
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2010

"Due to the comments of batter being dry, the cookie recipe was tested again with 1 egg and had better results. We appologize for this error and it will be updated here soon.

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Sylvia68
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2010

"Just wanted to add that the cookies lost their crispness over night but still taste great. Definitely would make again."

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Sylvia68
Reviewed Sep. 19, 2010

"I was a little hesitant to make these after reading the mixed reviews. The mixture was very dry so I also added 1/3 cup melted butter, one egg and only 1/3 cup of the applesauce. The cookies were crisp on the outside and soft and chewy in the inside. I baked them for 20 minutes. Yummy!"

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Dmurf59
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2010

"When I first took them out of the oven and cooled them, they were slightly crisp and my family loved them. However, after cooling on cookie racks, I put them into glass cookie jars and they became sticky and soft. I took them out of the jars thinking that the open air would harden them up some, but that didn't work. The taste is great, but due to the texture I don't think I'll be making this recipe again."

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slo_cook
Reviewed Sep. 14, 2010

"I will eat about anything made with apples but these cookies were dry, flavorful but dry.

The ingredient concept was good so I made them again and omitted the apple sauce and substituted 1/3 cup of melted salted butter and one egg. Bull's eye, they were delicious.
There are different types of moistness, one is watery moist the other is rich moist.
Certainly the fat and calorie content changed but who cares, they're cookies.
Altered, the recipe is definitely a keeper."

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sewmom8
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2010

"These cookies turned out great. I made them at the assisted living home I work at and everyone loved them! Two things I altered though...I added a splash of vanilla and stirred in extra applesauce because the dough was a touch crumbly. Delicious!"

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antastystuff
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2009

"These cookies were super easy to make and result in a great finished product. I added an egg since I was nervous about the lack thereof in the recipe. Also, didn't have an apple on hand so I omitted that putting in butterscotch baking chips instead. I baked them for 14 minutes and that seemed perfect in my oven. Perfect for baking when there are little cooks in the kitchen who want to pitch-in!"

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swmomyth
Reviewed Oct. 7, 2009

"The recipe is missing something. I have it in a bowl right now and there's no liquid. Where's the egg or the water? Are you supposed to make the cake mix as directed? It doesn't say that. What do I do now?"

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SJS9
Reviewed Sep. 9, 2009

"I just took these out of the oven.They are soft and chewy but a little doughy and i left them in for 20 min. I don't think that i will make them again.SJS99"

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