Oatmeal Apple Cookies

Heather Oatmeal Apple Cookies

This delicious recipe for Oatmeal Apple Cookies came in as an entry for Taste of Nova Scotia’s Win with Nova Scotia Apples contest. Throughout the month of September 2014 we asked for recipes featuring local apples for the chance to win a Taste of Nova Scotia gift basket. Thank you to Heather at theculinarychase.com for this seasonally-inspired submission.


1 cup butter, room temperature
1 cup sugar
4 tbs cream
3/4 tsp baking soda
1 apple (we recommend: Noggins Corner Farm MarketStirling Fruit FarmsMasstown Market or Scotian Gold Co-operative)
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 tsp salt
 2 tsp cinnamon
1 3/4 cups flour
2 1/4 cups rolled oats
3/4 cups dried cranberries (we recommend: Terra Beata Cranberry Farm)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 f (180 c).
  2. In a bowl add baking soda, salt, cinnamon, flour and roll oats. Stir to combine. In a large bowl beat butter and add sugar. Beat until combined then add eggs. Stir in flour mixture and then add cranberries and chopped apple.
  3. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls on greased pans and bake 12 to 15 minutes. Allow to cool on wire racks.

First published on our website in September 2014.

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