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Apple Oatmeal Cookies with Brown Butter Frosting

Apple Oatmeal Cookies with Brown Butter Frosting

These delicious Apple Oatmeal Cookies are topped with creamy brown butter frosting and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Perfect as a yummy Fall treat!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword apple oatmeal cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 24 small cookies
Calories 116kcal
Author Lauren's Latest


for the frosting:

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon milk approximately
  • cinnamon for garnish if desired


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheet with silicone baking mat or parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars together until light and fluffy. Stir in egg and vanilla. Slowly incorporate all dry ingredients.
    Mixed dough
  • Stir in oats and apples.
    Apple Oatmeal Cookie Dough
  • Scoop onto prepared sheet.
    Apple Oatmeal Cookie Dough on a pan
  • Bake 8-10 minutes or until the edges are golden.
    Apple Oatmeal Cookies
  • While cookies are baking, place 1/4 cup butter into small saucepan. With heat on medium, melt and brown the butter. Once the butter is a medium brown/amber color remove from heat and pour into a small bowl.
    Brown Butter
  • Stir in powdered sugar and enough milk to get a spreadable consistency.
    Brown Butter Frosting
  • Frost warm cookies and sprinkle with more cinnamon, if desired. Serve.
    Apple Oatmeal Cookies with Brown Butter Frosting


Calories: 116kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 90mg | Potassium: 24mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 187IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg