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Applesauce Raisin Cookies I Recipe

Applesauce Raisin Cookies I

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"These tasty cookies are a very natural way to satisfy your sweet tooth."

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Original recipe makes 7 dozen Change Servings


  1. Cream shortening and sugar together. Add eggs and mix thoroughly.
  2. Stir in applesauce and coffee.
  3. In separate bowl, mix remaining ingredients together. Add to applesauce mixture and blend thoroughly. Chill at least 2 hours.
  4. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly grease cookie sheet. Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of dough onto cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
  5. Bake 9 to 12 minutes. Cool on wire racks.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 02, 2003

This recipe is pretty good but being me I had to jazz it up a little, I added CinnaRaisins (from Dole) and Hersheys Cinnamon Chips. The dough was very much like a quick bread batter, very soupy so I added 3 cups of Oatmeal to make this recipe just a bit more healthy than the origional and to give it a little more body. I did chill as suggested and the cookies came out wonderful very cake like and chewy.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 19, 2010

Not my favorite. I'm used to dough thickening up in the fridge; not this dough. It looked and seemed like cake dough, not cookie dough. The cookies spread, but not as much as I thought they would considering the consistency of the dough. They definitely end up a cake like cookie. I didn't think I'd like these that much because of the coffee flavor (it's sort of an aftertaste int hese) but I figured bf would. He said they were okay. Not really something I'd make again, but I'm glad I could try. Thanks for the recipe.


7 Ratings

Jan 28, 2009

This recipe was unique and yummy! I am sure the recipe would be great as is, though I did make some changes. First, I used butter instead of shortening. Then I used 1 1/4 cups sugar instead of 2 cups. I used half whole wheat flour, half white and omitted the walnuts (personal taste). I also added 1 1/4 cups oatmeal and 1/4 cup wheat germ, just for the sake of trying it. They turned out great, with a nice cakey texture to them. A day later, the cookies had dried out significantly, so maybe cook less than usual so they remain moist (?)

Oct 03, 2008

This is wonderful recipe. The cookies are like little cakes in texture. I halved the recipe and it worked out fine. Enjoy!!

Nov 28, 2013

I tweeked the recipe a bit and my fiance loved them! I used softened butter instead of shortening, and instead of cloves I use a half and half mix of apple-pie spice and cayenne pepper! The mix of spicy & coffee was awesome! Very soft chewy cookie, great for the cold holidays!

Nov 03, 2010

Spicy and chewy :) delicious!


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  • Calories
  • 75 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 11.3 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Fat
  • 3.1 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 46 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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