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Applesauce Oatmeal Drops

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Serves 84 | Prep Time | Cook Time 10-12


1 cup shortening
2 cups brown sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup milk
2 cups applesauce
2 1/2 cups sifted flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. ground cloves
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1 cup quick oats
1 cup raisins
1/2 cup chopped walnuts,

Cream until light and fluffy shortening and brown sugar.

Add one at a time, beating after each addition, eggs.

Stir in milk and applesauce.

Sift together and add to the above mixture the next seven ingredients (flour to nutmeg).

Blend in the oats, raisins and walnuts (optional).

Cover and chill at least 2 hours. Drop by heaping teaspoonful, 2" apart, onto greased baking sheet and bake at 400 for 10-12 minutes.

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I make these at Christmas. And I have passed this recipe on to other people.

If these are suppose to be oatmeal cookies I think they need more oatmeal. They came out like muffins not cookies. Way to delicate.

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