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Healthy Apple Oatmeal Cookies

Healthy Apple Oatmeal Cookies

These Healthy Apple Oatmeal Cookies are a wonderful low-calorie treat! They’re full of oatmeal, apples, and cinnamon! They make for a delicious snack that curbs your sweet tooth while not being too sugary. They’re awesome for breakfast, a quick on the go snack, or anytime! You can’t go wrong with cookies that are not only tasty but healthy too!

I love experimenting with creating healthier versions of cookies because I have a big sweet tooth, but I wouldn’t say I like to eat sugary sweet all of the time. Fruits are excellent to get your sugar craving down, but healthy cookies are even better! I’ve been making Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies and these apple cookies a lot recently because they are easy to put together and taste so good! These Apple Cookies are a great way to get some fiber in your diet because of the oatmeal, apples, and whole wheat flour. The fiber in our diets is essential for gut health and to keep our digestion moving usually. Why not get your fiber with cookies?!

Healthy Apple Oatmeal Cookies

Healthy Apple Oatmeal Cookies Ingredients

For these cookies, you are going to need these essential ingredients.

If you have any allergies or aversions to gluten, nuts, or are cutting out sugar, you can customize this recipe to your needs! For a gluten-free version, you can swap the whole wheat flour with gluten-free baking flour and quick oats with gluten-free oats. If you have a nut allergy, you can use coconut milk or oat milk in place of almond milk. If you’re avoiding any processed sugar, you can replace it with xylitol or swerve. All of these are quick substitutions that will still make for a great tasting cookie!

Healthy Apple Oatmeal Cookies

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Healthy Apple Oatmeal Cookies

Healthy Apple Oatmeal Cookies

Alyssa
These Healthy Apple Oatmeal Cookies are sweet, cinnamony, and only 69kcalories each! They are perfect when you're craving something sweet, but don't want something too sugary.
4.88 from 8 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 15
Calories 69 kcal

Equipment

  • 2 Medium mixing bowls
  • Apple peeler
  • Grater
  • Measuring Cups
  • Whisk
  • Spatula
  • Large baking sheet

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/4 Cups Oatmeal quick oats
  • 1/2 Cup Whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 Cup Turbinado sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Ground Cinnamon plus additional for sprinkling
  • 1/4 tsp Ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp Fine sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 Large Apple peeled and grated
  • 1 Tbsp Coconut oil melted and cooled slightly
  • 1 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 3 1/2 Tbsp Unsweetened vanilla almond milk

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray a large cookie sheet with non-stick baking spray.
  • In a medium-sized mixing bowl combine the oatmeal, flour, baking powder, spices, salt, and turbinado sugar. Use a spatula to combine the ingredients.
  • Peel and grate the apple and add it to another mixing bowl. Add melted coconut oil, vanilla, and almond milk to the bowl and whisk to combine.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix with a spatula or by hand to incorporate everything.
  • Drop the batter by rounded tablespoons or with a cookie scoop onto the prepared baking sheet. Flatten the cookies into round circles and sprinkle them with additional cinnamon.
  • Bake in a preheated oven for 8-9 minutes.
  • Let the cookies cool for 5 minutes on the sheet then remove to a wire rack or plate to finish cooling.

Notes

  • This recipe makes 15 medium-sized cookies but could make 12 large cookies.
  • Keep the cookies in the fridge in a plastic bag or container for up to a week.
Keyword Apple, Apple Cookies, Apple Oatmeal Cookies., Healthy Cookies, Oatmeal Cookies

45 thoughts on “Healthy Apple Oatmeal Cookies”

  1. 5 stars
    i love apple cookies but this recipe seems way better than mine,as soon as i catch some free time i will make them and let you know how they turned out 😁

  2. 5 stars
    Your cookie recipe looks delicious! I will definitely pass this on to our family members as well who love to bake. They are always looking for new healthy recipes. 🙂

  3. These sound delicious! I love oatmeal cookies so adding apple & cinnamon sounds like a win-win. Now I’m going to look up the pumpkin chocolate chip recipe, too!

    1. You can’t go wrong with a good oatmeal cookie! I’m so excited you are making my cookie recipes. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do! 🙂

  4. These cookies look amazing! I love cookies and finding healthy cookies that I could eat for breakfast without people judging is so awesome. Do you have any recommendations for a substitution if you can’t access pumpkin pie spice? Maybe nutmeg instead?

    1. These cookies are great for breakfast! Definitely no judgement haha. You could easily substitute the pumpkin pie spice for nutmeg. 🙂

  5. 5 stars
    These look like the perfect cookies for this time of year. I’ll have to make some soon! Do you recommend a certain type of apple?

    1. I used Gala because that’s what I had available, but Honeycrisp and Pink Lady are great for baking! 🙂 I’m glad you like the recipe!

  6. Yum! I love the idea of serving these for breakfast. I think my kiddo can get on board with that. 😉 And, I bet they’d be so yummy dunked in a little vanilla yogurt.

  7. Ooh yum! Oatmeal cookies are one of my favorites, and they are always so perfectly warm and cozy for fall. I love the idea of using apples in them, so great for this time of year!

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