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  • 3/4 cups - Crisco shortening
  • 1 cups - Light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 - Egg
  • 1/2 cups - Applesauce
  • 2 1/4 cups - Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoons - Baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoons - Salt
  • 3/4 teaspoons - Cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoons - Cloves
  • 1 cups - Raisins, seedless
  • 1/2 cups - Nuts, pecans or walnuts, chopped
  • Directions:

    In large bowl mix together shortening and light brown sugar. Add egg and applesauce; mix well. In medium bowl sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and cloves. Stir into applesauce mixture. Fold in raisins and chopped nuts. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes at 375 degrees F.

    Brief Description

    Quick and easy. Great combination of applesauce with raisins and nuts in a cookie!

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    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 10 min
    Cook Time: 12 min


    I use pecans for this recipe but walnuts would work as well. Grandma said she sometimes uses allspice in place of the cloves but I have always used cloves.


    Grandma Watkins

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    May 28, 2012

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    1. Melanie says:

      I didn’t have this recipe, and had forgotten having had it before. Thanks for putting it out here. Will have to try it (again) sometime soon.

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