These oatmeal cookies are packed with shredded apples, warm spices and topped with a simple maple glaze. Perfect little bites and the cookies are so soft, chewy! They go pretty quickly to double the batch!
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Maple Glazed Apple Oatmeal Cookies

Adapted from Dorothy via original recipe found at Live Well Bake Often.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple maple and oameal cookie, maple glaze, maple oatmeal cookie recipe, oatmeal cookie recipe
Servings: 24 servings
Calories: 125kcal
Author: Kevin Is Cooking


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg large
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 large apple peeled and shredded (See Note 1)
  • 1 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • Glaze:
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp milk


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a small bowl combine flour, spices and salt.
  • Peel and shred apple with cheese grater. Squeeze excess juice and drink or save for later use. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl beat the butter and sugars until smooth. Add the egg and vanilla. Stir in the flour and spice mixture, oats and apples. Using a two tablespoon scoop place dough on cookie sheets lined with parchment or silicon baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Allow to cool on the sheet for 5 minutes and transfer to a rack to cool.
  • In a small bowl add powdered sugar, maple syrup and milk. Carefully stir to incorporate and drizzle over cookies.


1. I use Honey Crisp apple, feel free to use Granny Smith or other firm apple.


Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 89mg | Potassium: 45mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.6mg