Browned Butter Oatmeal Apple Cookies

Hello sweet chums.  The calendar flipped to September without me essentially being ready to wrap my thoughts around it. Here we are;  Time waits for no one.  With the flip into September we spiritually comprise to area apart our watermelon wedges (noooo, now not but!) and attain for the apples and cinnamon (truthfully, now not a wicked comfort).  I will be succesful of address it if this switch involves oatmeal cookies with browned butter. I mean, with those phrases on my own, summer is fading into the distance.

This day’s cookies are a hybrid of two of the most standard cookies right here on JtB: Each person’s After Faculty Cookies and Dad’s Very Most attention-grabbing Chocolate Chip Cookies. These are admittedly extra of an after college cookie so the invitation (and it’s a factual one) is to retain a batch of frozen cookie dough balls in the freezer to bake off every afternoon as your soul calls for.  You don’t ought to be at college to need an after college cookie.  For these Oatmeal Apple Cookies we’re protecting the browned butter, obviously.  We’re including dried apples and swapping butterscotch chips for darkish chocolate.  Now now not a wicked blueprint in the bunch.

Welcome to the coziest season.

Here’s what you’ll need for these Oatmeal Apple Cookies:

•  Both browned butter and softened butter

•  Granulated sugar and brown sugar

•  All-arrangement flour (despite the truth that a gluten-free one-for-one mix also works effectively!), baking soda, cream of tartar, salt, and cinnamon.  Cream of tartar will give the cookies an added chewiness and softness.

•  Ancient-normal oats despite the truth that like a flash cooking oats are factual a delectable on this recipe

•  Colossal eggs and vanilla extract

•  Dried apple objects, coarsely chopped to bite size objects.

•  Optionally it is possible you’ll well per chance furthermore add finely chopped pecans and butterscotch chips.  I’d furthermore furthermore imagine chopped walnuts and darkish chocolate chips being delectable. There’s no low lag right here.

•  Any other optionally available lag is coating the dough balls in cinnamon sugar – treasure a loaded snickerdoodle.

Start up by browning butter and cooling it to room temperature.

The browned butter would possibly possibly well per chance furthermore be cooled nonetheless quiet liquid (that’s fully comely) or cooled to solid nonetheless pliable (also gargantuan).

Add softened butter along with granulated and brown sugar to the oatmeal cookie dough.  Whip along with electric hand beaters except pale and fluffy – 3 to 5 minutes.

Add eggs, one at a time, beating effectively sooner than including the second egg.  Eggs will relief the cookies rise and relief give them their building so add with care.

After eggs, we’ll add our vanilla extract.

In a medium bowl, jog collectively the flour, leavening, salt, cinnamon, and oats.

Add the dry substances without warning to the wet substances and provides the two a huge ol’ scoot collectively.

I normally scoot the cookie dough with a wooden spoon and spatula from right here on out.  Dig deep and scrutinize any hidden butter or flour patches in the dough.

What makes these Oatmeal Apple Cookies the most delectable model of oatmeal cookies but? Tranquil and sweet dried apples, duh.  Earthy pecans and sweet butterscotch chips, too.  We’re loading these cookies up.

Shape the cookie dough into expedient balls and roll in cinnamon sugar.

We’re including a splash of additional spice, that sugary crunch and who doesn’t treasure a snickerdoodle.  These cookies can invent all of it.

I desire to bake my cookies in the upper third of the oven. Now now not the head rack, now not the center – in that sweet reveal in the upper third.   We discuss which oven rack is wonderful for baking in our Baking 101 sequence.

Bake except the oatmeal cookies are spread and golden.

They’ll be extremely fragrant and golden around the perimeters. Transfer to a wire rack to frigid except they’re factual frigid sufficient to catch up and taste take a look at.

If you happen to’re baking the cookies from frozen, give them a minute or two extra in the oven.


Browned Butter Oatmeal Apple Cookies

The ideal descend after college cookie with oats and dried apples, pecans and bonus butterscotch chips.

  • Author: Pleasure the Baker
  • Prep Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Entire Time: 1 hour 42 minutes
  • Yield: about 36 cookies 1x
  • Category: dessert
  • 1/2 cup (113g) unsalted butters melted to browned and cooled to room temperature
  • 1/2 cup (113g) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup (200g) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (100g) packed gentle brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 gargantuan eggs, at room temperature
  • 2 1/2 cups (250g) feeble-normal rolled oats
  • 2 cups (256g) all-arrangement flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups diced dried apples
  • 1 heaping cup butterscotch chips
  • 3/4 cup finely diced pecans

For Coating:

  • 1/2 cup (100g) granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • a huge pinch of kosher salt


  1. Within the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a lunge attachment, or in a medium bowl with electric hand beaters cream buttes with the sugars and beat on medium inch except aerated and fluffy, 3 to 5 minutes. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating for 1 minutes between each and each addition. Add the vanilla extract. Pause the mixer and problem down the bowl as main.
  2. In a gargantuan bowl jog collectively the oats, flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.
  3. Add the dry substances without warning to the butter mixture and beat on low inch. Desire the bowl from the integration stand and scoot in the dried apples, butterscotch chips, and pecans. Quilt the bowl with plastic wrap or switch the dough to plastic wrap or waxed paper and refrigerate for 1 hour or in a single day.
  4. High quality sooner than baking, area a rack in the upper third of the oven and preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a exiguous bowl jog collectively sugar, cinnamon and salt.
  5. Create the dough into 2 tablespoon balls. Roll each and each ball in the cinnamon sugar mixture. Device each and each ball about 2 inches apart on the ready baking sheet.
  6. Bake except golden and puffed for about 12 minutes, rotating the pan as soon as for the length of baking. Allow cookies to frigid on the pan for five minutes sooner than transferring to a wire rack.
  7. Retailer cookies in an airtight container for up to 4 days. Uncooked dough would possibly possibly well per chance furthermore be portioned (now not rolled in sugar) and frozen in balls first on a baking sheet, then in a freezer glean bag. Bake cookies from frozen for 14 or so minutes.

Keywords: cookies, oatmeal, apple, descend, browned butter, cinnamon, butterscotch, pecans, pleasure the baker

Photos with my dear buddy Jon Melendez.

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