APPLESAUCE COOKIES are an old-fashioned type to try.
Mix together 1/2 cup shortening, 1 beaten egg, 1 cup sugar and 1 cup applesauce with 1 teaspoon baking soda mixed into it.
Sift together 2 cups flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Mix dry and creamed ingredients together.
Add 1 cup raisins or chocolate bits. Or use 1/2 cup raisins and 1/2 cup chocolate bits.
Drop onto greased cookie sheets with teaspoon. Bake at 375 degrees F. for 15 to 20 minutes until done.
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