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Applesauce Cookies

Applesauce Cookies

194 Ratings
194 Ratings
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Makes: 12 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

This simple spice cookie is based on applesauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup 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 salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups applesauce, unsweetened
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 nuts (1 cup, optional)

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare pan or cookie sheet (see below).

2. Cream together sugar, shortening and egg.

3. In a separate bowl, combine baking soda, flour, salt, and cinnamon. Mix well.

4. Stir flour mixture into shortening mixture just until moist.

5. Add applesauce, raisins, and nuts (if using).

For Cookies: Drop dough by heaping teaspoon several inches apart on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes.

For Cake: Bake at 350 degrees in an 8 inch x 8 inch pan for 40 minutes.

Notes

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

Source:

Montana State University Extension Service, Montana Extension Nutrition Education Program
Recetas del Sitio Web

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/12 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 282
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 16 mg
Sodium 377 mg
Carbohydrates 50 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 27 g
Added Sugars included 16 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 16 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 150 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 282
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.5 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 3 mg
Cholesterol 16 mg
Carbohydrates 50 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 27 g
Added Sugars included 16 g
Protein 4 g
Minerals
Calcium 16 mg
Potassium 150 mg
Sodium 377 mg
Copper 89 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 11 mg
Phosphorus 51 mg
Selenium 10 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 84 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 1 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Vitamin K 9 mcg
Folate 79 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 18 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Fruits 1/4 cups
Grains 1 1/2 ounces

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The recipe was followed exactly to make cookies however the amount of applesauce added made the batter too wet. I had to add about 1 1/2 cups of flour to the batter so it would not spread out flat on the cookie sheet. After baking the cookies, the texture was fluffy like a cake and they had too much flour. I would suggest limiting the portion of applesauce so additional flour does not need to be added.
12/12/12
my kids loved them!
02/08/12
Too much baking soda and shortening. After testing the recipe, I changed it to 3/4 teaspoon baking soda and 1/4 cup oil and omitted the salt before presenting to clients.
09/01/10
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