---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
  
       Title: Apple-Oatmeal Chewies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 20 servings
  
   1 1/2 c  Flour
       1 c  Brown sugar; packed
     1/2 c  Butter or margarine; soft
     1/4 c  Sugar
       1 ts Cinnamon
       1 ts Vanilla extract
     3/4 ts Baking soda
       2    Eggs
       2 c  Quick cooking oats; raw
       1 c  Walnuts or pecans; chopped
       1 lg Golden delicious apple
            ; peeled and diced
  
      About 2 hours before serving or early in the day:
      1. Preheat oven to 350.  Grease 13 by 9 baking pan. Into large bowl,
   measure first 8 ingredients and 1/2 teaspoon salt. With mixer at low speed,
   beat ingredients until well blended, occasionally scraping bowl with rubber
   spatula. fold in oats, walnuts and apple. Spread dough evenly in pan.
      2.  Bake 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out
   clean. Cool in pan on wire rack.  Cut lengthwise into 4 strips, then cut
   each strip crosswise into 5 pieces. Store bars in tightly covered
   container.
  
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