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       Title: Maple-Apple Oatmeal Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 1 servings
  
            Cookies:
   2 1/2 c  All-purpose flour
       1 c  Quick oats
     1/2 ts Salt
       1 ts Baking soda
       1 ts Ground cinnamon
     1/2 ts Ground cloves
       2 ts Grated lemon zest
       1 c  Dark brown sugar
     3/4 c  Salted butter; softened
       1 lg Egg
     1/2 c  Unsweetened applesauce
     1/2 c  Maple syrup
       1 c  Fresh and tart apples
            Peeled and finely chopped
       1 c  Currants
            Topping:
     1/2 c  Toasted quick oats
       2 tb Brown sugar
  
     Cookies: Preheat oven to 300 degrees. In a medium bowl, mix flour, oats,
   salt, soda, cinnamon, cloves and zest. Mix well with whisk and set aside.
   Cream sugar and butter together in a mixing bowl with a mixer. Add egg,
   applesauce and maple syrup. Beat at medium speed until smooth. Add flour
   mixture, fresh apples and currants. Blend on low speed just until combined.
   Do not overmix. Dough will be soft. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto
   ungreased baking sheets about 2 inches apart.
      Topping: Mix oats and brown sugar. Sprinkle cookies with mixture. Bake
   25 minutes or until bottoms are golden brown.
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