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Applesauce Cookies

  • Beat together:
    • 1 3/4 cups sugar
    • 7 Tblsp. butter
    • 1 egg
    • 1 3/4 cup thick unsweetened applesauce
    • 1 3/4 tsp. vanilla flavoring
  • Sift together and add:
    • 3 3/4 cups flour (dipped)
    • 1 3/4 tsp. baking powder
    • 1 3/4 tsp. soda
    • 3/4 tsp. cloves
    • 1 3/4 tsp. cinnamon
    • scant tsp. salt
  • Add:
    • 1 3/4 cups soft raisins (chopped - optional)
    • scant cup chopped pecans
  • Bake on greased cookie sheet or other non-stick cookie sheet at 350 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes depending on size of cookie. Cookie should come back to original shape when touched.

Original recipe came from Kitchen-Klatter program, Shenandoah, Iowa.