Maple Apple Cookies
Maple syrup is an ideal ingredient to use in a variety of baked goods. It can often stand in for sugar as a sweetener, which is often a healthier option. (And really, who doesn’t love maple syrup!) Pack a few of these cookies up and take them with you as you run errands for an any-time-of-day snack.
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Chill Time: 30 minutes
- Cook Time: 15 minutes
- Total Time: 55 minutes
- Yield: 15 cookies 1x
- Category: Bakery
- 1 cup instant oats
- 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon cardamom
- 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
- 1 large egg, room temperature
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup agave
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 1 cup finely diced peeled red apple
- 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
- 3 tablespoons maple syrup
- For the cookies: In a medium bowl, mix together the oats, ﬂour, baking powder, cinnamon, cardamom, and salt.
- In another medium bowl, whisk the melted butter, egg, and vanilla. Add in the agave and maple syrup.
- Add the ﬂour mixture to the egg mixture, then add the diced apples. Stir. Chill for 30 minutes.
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Scoop the cookie dough onto the baking sheet in 2-tablespoon portions. Flatten the cookies with the back of a spoon.
- Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
- Cool on the baking sheet for 10 minutes. Place the cookies on a wire rack to cool completely.
- For the glaze: Whisk the confectioners’ sugar with the maple syrup to a consistency for a drizzle.
- Drizzle the glaze over the cookies and serve.