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Harvest Celebration Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Harvest Celebration Cookies, by , is from The The Magical Circle School Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Colleen Criswell
Added: Friday, December 1, 2006


2/3 c. margarine or butter
1 c. brown sugar or 3/4 c. molasses
1/2 c. granulated or turbinado sugar
1/3 c. applesauce or apple butter
3 eggs
2 sweet apples, chopped fine
1 1/2 c. raisins
2 c. walnuts

Cream together the first three ingredients.

To above mixture, slowly mix in, 1/2 cup at a time, till dough becomes a very stiff, sticky ball:
1 c. whole wheat flour
All purpose flour as needed - apx. 2 c.

Drop by tablespoon onto cookie sheet. These cookies will *not* melt and flatten, so be sure to flatten them with a spoon before baking. Bake at 375 until golden brown.




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