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Apple Oatmeal Cookies on a plate.

Apple Oatmeal Cookies

These cookies are packed with chunks of sweet apples, oats and spiced with cinnamon, cloves and ginger. Perfect fall dessert for apple fans!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword apple oatmeal cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
chilling 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 22 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 207 kcal
Author Anna


  • 1 cup chopped apples I used Granny Smith
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1.5 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


  1. Peel, core and chop apples into small cubes. Toss with lemon juice, cinnamon, cloves and ginger.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, oats, salt, baking powder, baking soda. Add apples and stir in.
  3. In another mixing bowl, combine melted (and completely coolebutter with both sugars. Whisk for 30 seconds. The mixture should be pale.
  4. Add egg and vanilla to sugar mixture.
  5. Pour wet ingredients over dry ingredients and stir in.
  6. Cover the bowl with cookie dough and place in the fridge for 2 hours.
  7. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  8. Scoop 2 tablespoon size balls of cookie dough, roll in your hands into balls and place on prepared cookie sheet. Make sure the leave 2" space between them.
  9. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until the edges start to brown. Add 2 more minutes of baking time if needed. I baked mine for 14 minutes.

Recipe Notes

  1. This recipe makes about 2 dozen cookies. One serving is counted as 2 cookies.
  2. Please note, that the nutrition value can vary depending on what product you use. The information below is an estimate.
Nutrition Facts
Apple Oatmeal Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 207 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 34mg11%
Sodium 153mg7%
Potassium 101mg3%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 262IU5%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.