Grandma's Applesauce Cookies

If you need a perfect fall cookie, look no further. This is our grandma's recipe, and they are the best cookies! They are fragrant, soft and a very moist. The texture of the cookie is very similar to a cake. The nuts in the recipe really add the finishing touch!

Grandma's Applesauce Cookies
makes about 70 small cookies

1 cup shortening
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
2 tsp baking soda
2 cups applesauce
4 cups flour
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp salt
1 package milk chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)


In a large bowl, combine the shortening, sugar, and eggs and cream until light and fluffy.


In a smaller, separate bowl, combine applesauce and baking soda. Add to the shortening, egg, and sugar mixture and stir well.


In another bowl, add flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and salt. Stir and add slowly to the wet ingredients until combined. Add chocolate chips and walnuts.


Drop by the spoonful onto a cookie sheet and bake at 350º for about 10-12 minutes or until the centers are set and they are puffy. Let cool on a cookie sheet.




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