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Thursday, March 21, 2013

♥ Gluten-Free Chewy Caramel Apple Cookies ♥

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg 
  • 2 tablespoons milk 
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6.75 ounces gluten-free flour (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt 
  • 1 1/2 cups gluten-free old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 chopped peeled apples
  • 20 caramel candies 
  • 2 tablespoons water

Preparation

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 325°.
  2. 2. Beat butter and brown sugar with a mixer at medium speed until creamy. Add egg, milk, and vanilla; beat 2 minutes or until light and fluffy.
  3. 3. Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in a bowl, stirring with a whisk. Stir in oats. Add oat mixture to butter mixture, beating at low speed until blended. Stir in apples.
  4. 4. Drop dough by 1 1/2 tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto baking sheets lined with parchment paper.
  5. 5. Bake at 325° for 14 minutes or until golden. Transfer cookies to wire racks; cool completely.
  6. 6. Place caramels and water in a small saucepan. Cook over low heat 7 minutes, stirring until smooth. Remove from heat. Drizzle warm glaze over cookies. Let stand 15 minutes or until caramel is completely set. Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days.
Makes 36 cookies.

1 comment:

Linda @ Friendship Tea said...

i have made the change to Gluten-Free. Thanks for the recipe!