cook with kids recipe: dutch apple cookie

dutch apple cookiei love french apple tarts but phyllo dough has wheat so i can’t share it my little one. i was browsing online and found an alternative – apples with graham cookie crust. bingo!

after flavoring the apples, little one layered layered thin slices of apple on top of a graham cracker, just like one would do with a french apple tart. cookies were quite tasty!

cooking tools

  • meat tenderizer
  • ziplock bag
  • baking sheet
  • parchment paper


dutch apple cookieapples

  • 3 cups thinly slice organic baking apples, first removing the core
  • 2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 4 Tablespoon agave
  • 1½ Tablespoon gluten free all purpose flour
  • pinch of salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • gluten free vegan graham crackers


preheat the oven at 350 degrees F.

in a medium sized mixing bowl, add apples, lemon juice, sugar, agave, flour, salt and cinnamon. make sure sauce is fully integrated and coats the apple slices.

dutch apple cookie

placing a graham cracker on the cooke sheet, layer apple slices on top. with any extra graham crackers put inside a thick ziplock bag and smash the cracker with a meat tenderizer. sprinkle the cookie crumbs on top of the apple.

bake cookies for 20 to 30 minutes (remove if you see cookie start to burn). remove and set aside to cool. enjoy warm or cold.

resource: Mom’s Dutch Apple Pie by DownHomeDinner on

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