Apple Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

Chewy, soft, with all the right winter spices. Embedded with soft chunks of apple, crunchy pieces of pecans, and notes of cinnamon and nutmeg.

I’ve been trying to come up with more recipes without chocolate…because let’s be honest, I am a huge sucker for chocolate-rich desserts. But I think this recipe has me thinking twice?

With the perfect chewy texture, soft chunks of apple, and bits of pecans…it screams a cozy, winter day. So easy to prepare with simple ingredients and minimal prep time.

These Apple Pecan Oatmeal Cookies are…

  • Easy
  • Simple
  • Quick
  • 100% plant-based
  • Chewy
  • Soft
  • Perfectly spiced
  • Oh so delicious!
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Apple Pecan Oatmeal Cookies
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
14 mins
 

Chewy, soft, with all the right winter spices. Embedded with soft chunks of apple, crunchy pieces of pecans, and notes of cinnamon and nutmeg.

Course: Dessert
Keyword: vegan apple pecan oatmeal cookies
Servings: 12 cookies
Author: Taavi Moore
Ingredients
  • 1 ¼ cup unbleached, all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ¾ cup cane sugar
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar
  • ¾ cup melted coconut oil
  • 1 flax egg (1 tbsp flax seed meal + 2 tbsp water)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp non-dairy milk
  • 1 cup chopped apples such as honeycrisp
  • ¼ cup finely chopped pecans
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper. Prepare flax egg by mixing flax seed meal + water in a small bowl. Set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, oats, baking soda and powder, salt, and spices. In a separate bowl, combine melted coconut oil, sugars, flax egg, vanilla, and milk. Pour wet mixture into dry. Using a wooden spoon or spatula, combine until a soft cookie dough forms. Fold in chopped apples and pecans. Use a cookie scoop to scoop dough onto the baking sheet. Slightly press down with the palm of your hand.

  3. Bake for 14-15 min. until light golden brown. Let cool for 3 min. before enjoying!

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