Already went apple picking with the roommates? Incorporate your harvest into warm and chewy oatmeal cookies.,Winter may be the season of hot-chocolate-hugging and fireside nights, but autumn is no stranger to cold weather and comfort food. As fall sets in and temperatures dip lower than summer necklines, warm yourself with a few seasonal snacks.
Already went apple picking with the roommates? Incorporate your harvest into warm and chewy oatmeal cookies.
Sick of getting stale popcorn balls in your trick-or-treat sack? Make your own and guarantee they'll be fresh.
Don't know what to do with everything you scraped out of your Borat-themed jack-o-lantern? Cook up all those seeds for a tasty in-class snack.
Indulge your sweet tooth-and your inner child-with these autumnal confections.
1 1/4 c. softened butter or margarine
3/4 c. packed brown sugar; set more
1/2 cup granulated sugar; set more
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour; set more
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon; set more aside
1/4 tsp. nutmeg (optional)
3 c. oats
2 medium- or large-sized apples (fresh, crunchy apples with a strong sweet or tart taste are best-Gala, McIntosh, Granny Smith, etc.)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Peel, core and dice apples. Sprinkle lightly with brown sugar, granulated sugar and cinnamon and toss with