Soft Apple Cinnamon Cookies

These make a great-tasting, healthy treat for a packed lunch or after-school snack. Store in a sealed container. These cookies stay nice and soft! They also freeze well.


Soft Apple Cinnamon Cookies

4 dozen


  • 2/3 cup (160 ml) butter
  • 1 cup (250 ml) brown sugar, packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) sour milk (Make by adding 1 tsp (5 ml) vinegar to 1/2 cup milk)
  • 2 cups (500 ml) rolled oats
  • 2 cups (500 ml) all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 ml) baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 ml) salt
  • 3 tsp (15 ml) cinnamon
  • 3 large BC Tree Fruits apples, grated

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  • STEP 1

    Preheat oven to 400° F (200° C). Lightly grease or cut parchment paper onto 2 cookie sheets.

  • STEP 2

    In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add milk and then oats and blend well.

  • STEP 3

    In another bowl, sift together flour and spices.

  • STEP 4

    Grate apples into their own bowl and sprinkle with 1/2 cup of the flour-spice mixture. To oat mixture, add flour mixture and then apples and stir well. Drop by tablespoons onto cookie sheet. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.