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Grandma Bush's Oatmeal Applesauce Raisin Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Grandma Bush's Oatmeal Applesauce Raisin Cookies, by , is from Nauvoo Nibbles, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Shelley Bush
Added: Friday, February 27, 2009


1 C. shortening
2 C. sugar
2 eggs
2 C. applesauce
3 1/2 C. flour
1 tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. cinnamon
1 C. raisins or dates
2 C. oatmeal
1 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. cloves
2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt

Cream butter, sugar and eggs. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture and then add applesauce. Add oatmeal, raisins or dates. Mix well. Drop by teaspoonful onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 10 to 12 minutes.




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