CaramelAppleCrunchCookies

Caramel Apple Crunch Cookies Made With M&M’s® Caramel Chocolate Candies

Makes: 24 Servings
Segment: QSR/FSR/C&U/ISB/C-Store

INGREDIENTS

Streusel Crumb Topping

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ t ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 6 T butter, chilled, diced

Caramel Apple Crunch Cookies

  • 1 cup M&M’S® Caramel Chocolate Candies, chopped
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 t vanilla extract
  • 2 each eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 t baking soda
  • 1 t salt
  • 2 t ground cinnamon
  • 3 cups quick oats
  • ¾ cup apples, peeled, diced small

DIRECTION

Streusel Crumb Topping

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, cinnamon and salt. Cut in butter until texture is crumbly. Set aside.

Caramel Apple Crunch Cookie

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare two baking pans with baking spray and set aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine butter, sugar and brown sugar until creamy. Add vanilla and the eggs one at a time until smooth.
  3. In a separate bowl, coat diced apples with half of the cinnamon and set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt and remaining cinnamon. Add the dry into the creamed mixture. Fold in the M&M’S® Caramel Chocolate Candies, oats and cinnamon apples. Place in refrigerator for about 1 hour.
  5. Portion the dough into two-inch balls and flatten on baking sheet. Bake for about 10 minutes. Remove the cookies and top with Streusel Crumb Topping. Bake for another 10-12 minutes. Remove from oven and serve.

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