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Almond Oatmeal Apple Cookies


Chock-full of good-for-you ingredients the Ninja Baker's cookies are guilt-free treats. Almond Oatmeal Apple Cookies are perfect for lunch boxes, snacking and post-supper sweets.

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  • 1.5 cups non-hydrogenated, trans fat-free margarine
  • 1.5 cups almond butter
  • 1 cup evaporated cane juice
  • 1-cup brown sugar
  • 3 large cage-free eggs
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 3 cups quick cooking rolled oats
  • 1 1/3 cups brown rice flour
  • Slightly less than a ½ cup of potato starch
  • Slightly less than a ¼ cup tapioca flour
  • 2 teaspoons aluminum-free baking soda
  • 1-teaspoon salt
  • 1 heaping cup of diced dried apples


Servings 24
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 10mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

In a large bowl whisk the oats, flours, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

Step 2

With the paddle attachment on your mixer, cream the margarine and almond butter until combined. Add the sugars. Next mix in the eggs one at a time until thoroughly mixed. Pour in the almond extract. Mix again.

Step 3

Slowly mix in the dry ingredients oats/flour/soda/salt combo. Stir in the diced apples with a spatula. Make sure to incorporate all the tiny bits into the dough by scraping the sides and bottom of the bowl.

Step 4

Scoop out the rounded ½ teaspoons of dough onto your prepared cookie sheets.

Step 5

Bake for 10 to 11 minutes.

You are probably safe with a 9 to 10 minute bake. However, as a French Cordon Bleu pastry professor told me, “Always trust ze eyes and nose!”

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