Cooking at Home – Applesauce Cookies | Kiowa County Press

Applesauce Cookies – USDA

Makes: 12 servings

This simple spice cookie is made with applesauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 cup margarine (or butter or shortening)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 1/2 cups flour (all purpose)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups applesauce, unsweetened
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 walnut (1 cup, optional)

directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350degF. Prepare a mold or cookie sheet (see below).
  2. Cream the sugar, shortening and egg together.
  3. In another bowl, combine baking soda, flour, salt and cinnamon. Mix well.
  4. Stir flour mixture into shortening mixture until moistened.
  5. Add applesauce, raisins and nuts (if using).
  • For the cookies: Drop the dough by heaping a teaspoon several inches apart on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
  • For the cake: Bake at 350 degrees in an 8-inch x 8-inch pan for 40 minutes.

Remarks

To check the doneness of the cake, pierce the top of the cake with a toothpick. The cake is done when the toothpick comes out clean.

Source: Montana State University Extension Service, Montana Extension Nutrition Education Program

Nutrition information

Portion: 1/12 of the recipe

Nutrients

Rising

total calories

282

Total fat

8 grams

Saturated fat

2g

Cholesterol

16mg

Sodium

377mg

Carbohydrates

50 grams

Alimentary fiber

2g

Total sugars

27g

Added sugars included

16 grams

Protein

4g

Vitamin D

0mcg

Calcium

16mg

The iron

2mg

Potassium

150mg

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