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Apple-Oatmeal Lace Cookies

This dough spreads as it bakes, so be sure to leave plenty of room between cookies.

  • prep: 15 mins
    total time: 45 mins
  • yield: Makes 2 1/2 dozen
Photography: Johnny Miller




  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 cup diced dried apple
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled)
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine salt
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten

Cook's Note

Store in airtight containers, up to 1 week.


  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, combine butter, oats, sugar, apple, flour, cinnamon, and salt. Stir in eggs.

  2. Step 2

    Drop dough by rounded tablespoons, 3 inches apart, onto parchment-lined baking sheets and gently flatten with damp fingers. Bake, one sheet on a time, until edges are golden, 10 to 12 minutes, rotating sheet halfway through. Let cool completely on sheets on wire racks.

Everyday Food, December 2012



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