Old-Fashioned Applesauce Raisin Cookies

applesauce raisin cookies
Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: 2
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins


3/4cup shortening
1cup packed brown sugar
1/2cup applesauce
1 egg
2 1/2cup flour, all-purpose
1/2teaspoon baking soda
1/2teaspoon salt
3/4teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4teaspoon ground cloves
1/2cup chopped raisins
1/2cup chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Mix together shortening, brown sugar, applesauce and egg until smooth. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, salt, sinnamon and cloves then stir into applesauce mixture. Drop dough by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheets. Top each with walnuts and raisins. Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Cool on baking sheet 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack.

Recipe courtesy of Wildflowers Inn B & B, www.wildflowersinn.com

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 1.46
  • Calories 170
  • Fat 8g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 3.5g
  • Cholesterol 10mg
  • Sodium 80mg
  • Potassium 70mg
  • Carbohydrate 22g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 11g
  • Protein 2g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 4%