These cookies are incredibly soft, and they have the most delectable flavor. Try this for a delicious change from your usual cookie. But beware, these cookies are soft, so package the leftovers carefully. From my experience though, that won't be much of an issue. Many of my tasters (all of whom have tasted hundreds of cookies out of my kitchen!) stated that these were their favorite.
2 cup finely diced apples
1 lemon juice
1 cup (2 sticks butter or margarine)
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
½ Tbsp vanilla extract
3 cup flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 pinch nutmeg
1½ cup rolled oats
2 Tbsp flour
Preheat oven to 350. Lightly grease a cookie sheet and set aside.
Peel and dice apples (dice them small, but don't shred them, you want a little bit of texture in the end result). Toss the apple chunks with lemon juice to prevent browning. Set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, beat margarine and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla extract, on
In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add mixture slowly into oil and sugar mixture. Add the rolled oats, stirring until just incorporated. Toss remaining 2 tablespoons of flour with the apple/lemon juice mixture. By hand stir the apples
Bake cookies at 350 for 12-13 minutes. Allow to cool 2-3 minutes before removing to a wire rack, to coo