Serving Size:
1 cookie

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick)
  • 1 large apple
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Set butter out to soften.
  2. Core and dice the apple. Toss with lemon juice to prevent browning.
  3. Sift the flour. In a mixing bowl combine flour, oats, spices, baking soda and salt and then set aside.
  4. In another bowl, add the softened butter and sugars and beat with an electric mixer until creamy in texture. Add in pumpkin and vanilla and stir. Add apples and stir until combined.
  5. Add flour mixture to apple mixture and stir.
  6. Drop cookie dough by rounded tablespoonful onto the baking sheet and gently flatten with the back of a spoon.
  7. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack. Enjoy!

Helpful hints

Recipe can easily be made gluten-free with gluten-free all-purpose flour and gluten-free oats.

For glazed cookies whisk together 1/2 cup powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons heavy cream, 1 teaspoon vanilla and a pinch of cinnamon and drizzle on top of cooled cookies.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 120

Protein 2 g

Carbohydrates 19 g

Fat 4 g

Cholesterol 10 mg

Sodium 53 mg

Potassium 66 mg

Phosphorus 53 mg

Calcium 13 mg

Fiber 1.4 g

Added Sugar 7 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

1/2 starch

1/2 high-calorie

Carbohydrate choices


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