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Golden Applesauce Oatmeal Cookies
These soft and chewy applesauce oatmeal cookies feature tender oats, sweet applesauce, and lots of chewy golden raisins.
Servings 24 cookies
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 3/4 cup light brown sugar
- 1/3 cup applesauce
- 1 large egg, room temperature
- 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1-1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
- 2 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled)
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 3/4 cup golden or regular raisins
Preheat oven to 350F and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Set aside.
Place butter and brown sugar in the bowl of a large stand mixer, fitted with a paddle attachment OR in a large mixing bowl with a wooden spoon. Mix on medium speed or by hand until creamy, about 2 minutes. Add applesauce, egg, and vanilla to bowl and mix until smooth.
Combine oats, flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a separate medium bowl. Add to butter mixture and mix until a soft dough forms. Fold in raisins.
Use a medium cookie scoop to scoop dough out into 1-in balls. Place balls 1-2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets and gently flatten balls slightly.
Bake cookies at 350F 10-12 minutes until cookies are a light golden brown. Remove from oven and allow cookies to cool on baking sheet 10 minutes before transferring to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.
Store cookies in an airtight container at room temperature up to 4 days.
Serving: 1 cookie | Calories: 117kcal | Carbohydrates: 18.2g | Protein: 1.9g | Fat: 4.3g | Saturated Fat: 2.6g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 135mg | Potassium: 67mg | Fiber: 0.8g | Sugar: 7.5g | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg