Irresistible Caramel Apple Pie Cookies


Hello, fellow food enthusiasts! Today, I’m thrilled to share a delightful recipe that’s perfect for embracing the flavors of fall—Caramel Apple Pie Cookies. These cookies are like a bite-sized version of your favorite apple pie, with a gooey caramel twist. The aroma of cinnamon and nutmeg as they bake will instantly put you in a cozy autumn mood.

Imagine the magic of warm apple pie filling wrapped in a soft cookie, oozing with caramel goodness. That’s what you’ll experience with every bite of these Caramel Apple Pie Cookies. They’re a treat for the senses and a perfect addition to your fall baking repertoire. Whether you enjoy them as an afternoon snack, dessert, or even with your morning coffee, these cookies are sure to become a seasonal favorite.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup peeled, diced apples (about 2 apples)
  • 1/2 cup caramel bits
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • Cooking spray for greasing


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a baking sheet with cooking spray or line it with parchment paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  3. In a separate large bowl, cream together the softened butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the egg and vanilla extract until well combined.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture, mixing until a dough forms.
  6. Gently fold in the diced apples, caramel bits, and chopped walnuts (if using).
  7. Drop rounded tablespoons of dough onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart.
  8. Flatten each cookie slightly with the back of a spoon and sprinkle the tops with rolled oats.
  9. Bake for approximately 12-15 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.
  10. Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 35 minutes

Kcal: 145 kcal per cookie | Servings: About 24 cookies