A Spiced Apple Cookie a Day (or 2 or 3 or 4)...
1c brown sugar (packed)
1/2 c shortening
2 1/4c flour
1t baking soda
Preheat oven to 345°. Cream sugar and shortening together. Mix in egg. In separate bowl mix flour, Crushed, baking soda and salt. Add dry ingredients to wet. Add applesauce. Chill dough. Drop by spoonful onto greased cookie sheets. Bake 8 minutes or until edges turn golden. Cool on wire rack.
*Drizzle – whisk 1/2c powdered sugar with 1t water, adding 1/4t additional water as needed. Consistency – thick, but pourable.
*Can add 1c walnuts, dried cranberries, or raisins.
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