Yes, I said the best. Cookies are always delicious, no matter what season but, these caramel apple cookies have a fun fall spin and will satisfy your sweet tooth. This is like an apple pie in a cookie and it melts in your mouth.
Caramel Apple Oatmeal Cookies (Makes 4 dozen)
1 ½ cups whole wheat flour
1 ½ cups old-fashioned rolled oats
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt
½ cups sugar
½ cups packed brown sugar
6 TBSP unsalted butter (softened)
2 tsp vanilla extract
¾ cup finely chopped apples
16 soft caramel candies chopped or ¾ cup caramel chips
- Preheat oven to 350.
- Combine flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a bowl.
- Mix sugars and butter in a separate large bowl and beat on medium speed. Add vanilla and egg. Gradually add flour mixture.
- Fold in apples and caramels.
- Drop dough by 2 teaspoonfuls on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Flatten balls lightly with hand and bake for 9 minutes.
- Cool on pan for 3 minutes and remove to wire rack. Enjoy!
This delicious recipe from our very own Angela S., one of our #VAWESOME spin and HIIT instructors from Greeley. Go visit her class or one like it at a location near you, because both eating and fitness should be fun! Liked this recipe and tried it? Tag us on social media @vasafitness #vasafitness so we can check it out!
Here’s a little more about Angela, “I began teaching at VASA in 2017. My degree is in Elementary Education and I taught first grade for five years. I have been involved in athletics, in one form or another, my entire life. I played college softball and have always been involved with athletics and fitness. I took my first cycle class about five years ago and fell in love. I knew someday I wanted to get certified as a fitness instructor. I love helping people create a healthy and active lifestyle where fitness is FUN! When I’m not at VASA, I enjoy running. I’m constantly looking for new ½ marathons to run and ways to improve my time. I love camping and spending time with my husband, five-year-old identical twin girls, and two lab puppies. I look forward to meeting you and working together to have fun, feel strong, capable, and successful.”