Spiced Applesauce Cookies

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  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Hands-on Time: 25 mins
  • Makes: 24 Cookies

Applesauce makes a sweet and moist cookie that has almost a muffin consistency. Featuring vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove and a touch of honey, these spiced cookies make a perfect snack or Christmas cookie.


  • 1/3 cup butter (or margarine) 

    1/2 cup honey

    1 1/2 cups applesauce

    1 large egg

    1 teaspoon Frontier Co-op Vanilla Extract

    2 cups whole wheat flour

    1 teaspoon Frontier Co-op Ground Cinnamon 

    1 teaspoon Frontier Co-op Ground Nutmeg

    1/2 teaspoon Frontier Co-op Ground Cloves

    1/2 teaspoon sea salt

    1 teaspoon Frontier Co-op Baking Powder

    1/2 teaspoon Frontier Co-op Baking Soda

    Frontier Co-op Cane Sugar (optional)



    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    2. Using electric mixer, cream together butter and honey. Add applesauce, egg and vanilla, and beat well.

    3. In a medium bowl combine flour, spices, salt, baking powder and baking soda.

    4. Gradually add dry ingredients to butter mixture and mix well.

    5. Drop by spoonfuls onto a greased baking sheet and sprinkle with natural cane sugar, if desired.

    6. Bake in preheated oven until lightly browned, 15 to 20 minutes. Cool on rack.



    For added crunch, toss crushed walnuts into the batter.

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