Friday, May 10, 2013

#2763 - Nutmeg Applesauce Cookies

(by Shirley McNevich)

1/2 cup Crisco shortening
1 1/2 cups Domino's dark brown sugar (packed)
1 egg
1 cup plain applesauce
1 cup chopped nuts
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. salt
2 1/2 cups flour
Frosting: Domino's powdered sugar; 1 tsp. softened butter; 1 tsp. vanilla; 2 TBSP heavy cream

In a bowl add flour, salt, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon and baking soda--stir to mix. In a mixer add Crisco and brown sugar--beat. Add egg--beat. Add applesauce--beat. Slowly add the flour mixture--beat. Add chopped nuts--beat. Drop by spoonfuls on to greased cookie sheets. Baket at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes. While still hot, frost the cookies. To make the frosting: in a mixer add softened butter, vanilla and cream--beat. Keep adding powdered sugar and beating until thickened, then beat on high for 3 minutes.

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