Applesauce Cookies

Applesauce and walnuts combine in these hearty, chewy cookies.

Serves: 32 Save

Ingredients (13)


  • ¾ cup Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ cup Applesauce
  • 2¼ cup All Purpose Flour
  • ½ tsp Baking Soda
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ¾ tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp Ground Cloves
  • 1 cup Raisins
  • ½ cup Chopped Walnuts


  • ¼ cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon

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  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. To prepare cookies, combine shortening, brown sugar and egg; stir well. Stir in applesauce. Combine dry ingredients. Add to shortening mixture; stir well. Fold in raisins and nuts. Drop by tablespoons onto a greased baking sheet.

  3. To prepare topping, combine sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl and sprinkle on cookies. Bake 10 to 12 minutes. While cookies are warm, press down slightly to create a crinkly appearance.