Cook With Apples

No-Bake Apple Oatmeal Drop Cookies

You will need:

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup apples, peeled and grated
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups quick-cooking oatmeal
  • 1/4 cup raisins or chocolate chips (optional)


1. Melt butter in a saucepan and combine with sugar, apples, and salt. Simmer for 1 minute and remove from heat.

2. Place the contents in a large bowl (preferably a clear bowl so your child can see the contents as you work).

3. Ask your child to add the oatmeal and raisins or chocolate chips to the mixture.

4. Invite your child to stir everything together until it's well-mixed.

5. Drop by teaspoonful onto waxed paper or non-stick pan.

6. Cool for 30 minutes and then enjoy!


Play Hot Apple

You will need:

  • One apple

Play a "hot-potato-style" game with the family by passing an apple around as you all chant the word "apple" over and over. When the leader shouts, "Hot Apple!" whoever is holding the apple is "it." That person gets to be the leader and calls "Hot Apple!" in the next game.


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