Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Old-Fashioned Applesauce Raisin Cookies

3/4  cup shortening
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup applesauce
1 egg
2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp.  ground cloves
1/2 cup chopped raisins
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 375. Mix together shortening, brown sugar, applesauce, and egg until smooth. In a seperate bowl combine flour, baking soda, salt cinnamon, and cloves. Stir into applesauce mixture. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Top with walnuts and raisins. bake 10-12 min and cool for 5.
Makes 2 dozen cookies.