This dough spreads as it bakes, so be sure to leave plenty of room between cookies.
Photography: Johnny Miller
Source: Everyday Food, December 2012
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes + cooling
Yield Makes 2 1/2 dozen
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
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, combine butter, oats, sugar, apple, flour, cinnamon, and salt. Stir in eggs.
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.