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.

Ingredients

  • 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)

     

Directions

    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.

     

    RECIPE TIP:

    For added crunch, toss crushed walnuts into the batter.

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