applesaucecookies
Desserts

Applesauce Cookies
Elinor's version of delicious fruit and nut cookies.

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 ½ cups applesauce
  • 2 teaspoons soda
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 cup dates
  • 1 cup figs
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon cloves (ground)
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg (ground)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • A little lemon or citren if desired
Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream butter, applesauce, brown sugar and vanilla. In another bowl, combine flour, baking soda and spices. Slowly add dry ingredients into applesauce mixture until completely blended. Then add nuts, fruit and lemon if desired.
  3. Drop from a teaspoon onto an ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees.