Applesauce Cookies II

Applesauce Cookies II

39 Reviews 4 Pics
  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    12 m
  • Ready In

    51 m
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Recipe by  WHITEFIVE

“A very moist spice cookie that people will rave about. Makes a great after-school snack, or a tasty cookie on your Christmas cookie tray.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 5 dozen

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Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the brown sugar and shortening until smooth. Stir in the egg, and then the applesauce until well blended. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves; stir into the applesauce mixture. Mix in walnuts and raisins. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, until the edges start to brown. Cool on cookie sheets for a few minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.

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Reviews (39)

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TRLEE
92

TRLEE

This cookie tastes great. Only two complaints... I followed the recipe exact, and the cookies didn't brown even after baking for 15 minutes. Also, the recipe only made 2 1/2 dozen cookies, and I made the cookies fairly small. Next time I will double the recipe.

Lisa
60

Lisa

I had no problem whatsoever with the dough or these cookies (like some reviews I read). They baked perfectly and beautifully in less time than the recipe suggested (that's my oven for ya though). I do agree that it's not about the presentation with this cookie..it's all about the taste! They are moist and delicious in flavor. I omitted the raisins because I don't like them, and I used a tsp of cinnamon and a dash of allspice. I also drizzled a little glaze on top just to make them a bit more appealing to the eye. I tried it with a sprinkle of confectioner's sugar, but I liked the glaze better. This recipe is worth trying!

Jessica
45

Jessica

I used smart lite margerine and added an extra 1/4 cup of applesauce instead of an egg to make them even healthier and they still turned out great, thank you.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (60 total)

  • Calories
  • 78 cal
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 3.8 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs
  • 10.5 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 33 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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