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These 5-Ingredient Apple Cookies Will Make You Forget All About Pumpkin Spice - msnNOW

Last updated Monday, October 11, 2021 12:25 ET , Source: NewsService

To kick off the start of autumn, you've probably dropped by your local apple orchard and stocked up on a few pecks of the seasonal fruit. But after a few days, you'll likely come to realize that no matter how many apples you snack on, the pile in your fruit bowl isn't shrinking. So how are you supposed to use them up before they start to spoil? Make these five-ingredient cinnamon apple cookies, which are sure to please everyone's taste buds and make your kitchen smell like a legit bakery.

Free of refined sugar, gluten, and dairy, this apple cookie recipe has a base of oats, a whole grain that's rich with fiber, which helps keep your number twos regular and your stomach feeling full long after you've wolfed down the treats, according to the Mayo Clinic. Oats also boast iron, a mineral that helps your red blood cells transfer oxygen from your lungs to your tissues and supports muscle metabolism, and manganese, a nutrient that helps support a healthy immune system. The hearty ingredient also offers a variety of antioxidants, which may reduce the risk of developing heart disease, according to the Cleveland Clinic. Talk about one tough cookie. (Use up the rest of your oats with this three-ingredient energy bite recipe.)

While most cookies are concocted with white and brown sugars, these apple cookies are sweetened with cinnamon and honey, which is less processed than other sweeteners and contains disease-fighting antioxidants. You'll also use coconut oil — not eggs — to bind...

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