APPLE CRISP COOKIE CUPS

I am eternally grateful to friends and family members who help me come up with recipe ideas. Sometimes I have a list of things I want to bake, but inevitably that runs out and then, in a panic, I ask people for suggestions

I am eternally grateful to friends and family members who help me come up with recipe ideas. Sometimes I have a list of things I want to bake, but inevitably that runs out and then, in a panic, I ask people for suggestions


INGREDIENTS
Apple Pie Filling:
  • 6 cups Granny Smith apples 4-5 apples, peeled and chopped
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • pinch ground nutmeg
  • pinch salt
  • 2 cups water

Oatmeal Cookie Cups:
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups rolled oats

Sugar Glaze:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp water

INSTRUCTIONS
Apple Pie Filling:
  1. Toss apples and lemon juice in a medium bowl, set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan, combine sugars, cornstarch, and spices. Pour in water. Cook over medium heat until boiling. Cook for 2 minutes. Add apples, bring back to a boil. Simmer until tender (10-15mins). Cool completely.
  3. Oatmeal Cookie Cups:
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  5. In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat butter and sugars on med-high until pale and fluffy (approx. 3 minutes).
  6. Add eggs one at a time, fully incorporating after each addition, and beat on high for 1 minute. Add vanilla.
  7. Turn mixer to low and add flour mixture, mix until combined. Add oats and mix until just combined.
  8. Spray 2 regular sized muffin tins with cooking spray. Using a large cookie scoop (3 Tbsp) scoop dough into muffin tins, press down and push up the sides to create cups.