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Applesauce Raisin Cookies – Most requested cookie!

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter at room temperature or 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1 cup chocolate chips (opt)

Instructions

  1. Beat butter and sugar together until light & fluffy. Add egg, vanilla and beat again until combined. Add the applesauce and beat again.
  2. Add the flour, salt, soda, baking powder, cinnamon & cloves and beat until just combined.
  3. Stir in the rolled oats, raisins, nuts & chocolate chips & mix well.
  4. Drop by rounded spoonfuls or use an ice cream scoop on cookie sheets.
  5. Bake in pre-heated 375 degree oven for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Remove from cookie sheet and let cookies cool on rack or paper towels before placing in container.
  7. These cookies freeze well.