Apple Oatmeal Cookies I


A delicious fruity variation on oatmeal cookies.

Original recipe makes 3 dozen


1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup shortening
3/4 cup white sugar
2 eggs
1 cup rolled oats
1 cup diced apple without peel
1 cup chopped walnuts

  • PREP

    15 mins

  • COOK

    15 mins


    30 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar. Beat in the eggs until well blended. Combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt; stir into the sugar mixture until well blended. Fold in the walnuts, oats and apples. Drop dough by spoonfuls about 2 inches onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Let cool on wire racks.


Calories: 90 kcal
Carbohydrates: 9.4 g
Cholesterol: 12 mg
Fat: 5.4 g
Fiber: 0.7 g
Protein: 1.5 g
Sodium: 50 mg