Maple Iced Oatmeal Cookies

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  • These Maple Iced Oatmeal Cookies are sure to be a crowd pleaser! This chewy oatmeal cookies recipe will change your perspective on the typical boring oatmeal cookies you’re used to. Great for a get together or even a BBQ!

    Maple Iced Oatmeal Cookies take your traditional oatmeal cookies and turn them up a notch by adding a delicious maple glaze! #chewyoatmealcookies #softoatmealcookies www.savoryexperiments.com

    Maple Iced Oatmeal Cookies take your traditional oatmeal cookies and turn them up a notch by adding a delicious maple glaze. These iced oatmeal cookies are so easy to make and turn out perfectly soft and chewy every time!

    Maple Iced Oatmeal Cookies are another request from a dear friend who wanted oatmeal cookies, but with some special requirements. An oatmeal cookie without raisins. No chocolate. Just oatmeal.

    Well “just oatmeal” is pretty darn boring. And if we are being totally honest, I really dislike oatmeal!

    I’ve tried overnight oats and instants oats and oats topped with so much sugar and fruit, they have clearly lost any nutritional value and I just don’t like them.

    About the only way I can stand oats is in cookie form. But even them, the texture and flavor is sometimes bland and dry. So now my cookies had even higher standards to live up to.

    Maple Oatmeal Cookies take traditional oatmeal cookies up a notch with a maple glaze. Always a crowd pleaser, these cookies are great for parties and BBQs!
    There is a reason why traditional  oatmeal is sold or topped with sweet fruit flavors and loaded with brown sugar; because otherwise it tastes like cardboard.

    In order to hide the ingredients needed to add taste and produce a yummy “plain oatmeal cookie” I used applesauce and maple syrup glaze. Applesauce adds natural sugar and lightens the texture from chewy to fluffy.

    I stepped up a plain powdered sugar glaze using maple syrup instead of milk or water. But be careful here and make sure you are using real maple syrup!

    So much of the stuff sold at the store isn’t the real deal, just maple flavored sugar water. Real maple syrup might even be a little more watery than you would expect. But when you taste that real maple flavor, you’ll be glad you spent the extra dollars.

    I also like using my insulated baking sheet for Maple Oatmeal Cookies. Instead of just being a slab of metal, insulated allows air to circulate all around the cookie for more even baking. Once you go insulated, you’ll never go back!

    Maple Iced Oatmeal Cookies take your traditional oatmeal cookies and turn them up a notch by adding a delicious maple glaze! #chewyoatmealcookies #softoatmealcookies www.savoryexperiments.com

    If you allow the icing to set fully, Maple Glazed Oatmeal Cookies can be easily stored in an airtight container for up to a week without sticking to each other.

    Maple Iced Oatmeal Cookies take your traditional oatmeal cookies and turn them up a notch by adding a delicious maple glaze! #chewyoatmealcookies #softoatmealcookies www.savoryexperiments.com

     

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    Maple Iced Oatmeal Cookies take your traditional oatmeal cookies and turn them up a notch by adding a delicious maple glaze! #chewyoatmealcookies #softoatmealcookies www.savoryexperiments.com
    Maple Oatmeal Cookies
    Prep Time
    15 mins
    Cook Time
    30 mins
    Total Time
    45 mins
     
    Maple Oatmeal Cookies take traditional oatmeal cookies up a notch with a maple glaze. Always a crowd pleaser, these cookies are great for parties and BBQs!
    Course: Dessert
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: oatmeal cookie recipe
    Servings: 30
    Calories: 167 kcal
    Author: Jessica Formicola
    Ingredients
    Cookies:
    • 1 1/4 cups flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon table salt
    • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
    • 1 cup packed brown sugar
    • 1/2 cup white granulated sugar
    • 1 large egg room temperature
    • 1/2 cup plain applesauce
    • 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
    Maple Glaze:
    • 1 13/4 cup powdered sugar
    • 5 tablespoons real maple syrup
    Serve with:
    • vanilla ice cream
    Instructions
    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
    2. Whisk or sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a large bowl, set aside.
    3. In a large mixing bowl or stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, cream together butter and sugar. When blended, add egg and applesauce. Continue to mix in oats and then slowly add dry ingredients until oatmeal cookie dough is formed.
    4. Drop 1-2 tablespoons of oatmeal cookie dough approximately 2 inches apart on the cookie sheet. Bake for 13-14 minutes or until oatmeal cookies are just barely light brown and set. Remove and allow to cool.
    5. Combine powdered sugar and real maple syrup in a small bowl to make maple glaze. Whisk until there are no lumps. If mixture is too thick, add additional water until it can easily be drizzled.
    6. Drizzle each oatmeal cookie with maple glaze and allow to set. Serve with a big glass of milk or vanilla ice cream.
    7. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

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    Nutrition Facts
    Maple Oatmeal Cookies
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 167 Calories from Fat 9
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 1g 2%
    Saturated Fat 1g 5%
    Cholesterol 9mg 3%
    Sodium 43mg 2%
    Potassium 45mg 1%
    Total Carbohydrates 36g 12%
    Sugars 29g
    Protein 1g 2%
    Vitamin A 1.1%
    Calcium 1.5%
    Iron 2.8%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

     

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