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Bertie's Applesauce Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Bertie's Applesauce Cookies, by , is from The Smith Hubbard Warns Connection Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ruth Warns Hubbard Smith
Added: Saturday, May 7, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5-1/4 cups flour
1-1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1 Tlbs. cinnamon
1-1/2 tsp. cloves
1-1/2 tsp. nutmeg
2-1/4 cups soft butter
3 cups brown sugar
3 eggs, unbeaten
3 cups thick unsweetened applesauce
1-1/2 cups raisins
1-1/2 cups chopped nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Cream shortening, sugar and egg together until light and fluffy.
Stir in baking powder, salt and all spices.
Add flour alternately with applesauce.
Add raisins and nuts and blend thoroughly.
Bake on greased baking sheet at 37 degrees for about 15 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-12 dozen cookies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Two hours total time.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This family favorite came from Alberta Bartee, one of the friends I lived with in Los Angeles so many years ago. It is one cookie without chocolate chips that my kids always loved.
It freezes well, also is a great one to mail to kids away from home.

 

 

 

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