Applesauce Spice Cookies
|Diet margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), firmly packed|
|Unsweetened applesauce||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Sifted all purpose flour||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
1. Preheat oven to 375° F.
2. Using electric mixer at high speed, beat together diet margarine and brown sugar in large bowl until creamy; beat in applesauce and vanilla extract.
3. In separate bowl, sift flour again along with baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. With mixer at low speed, slowly stir flour mixture into applesauce mixture.
4. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 1 1/2 inches apart onto cookie sheet with nonstick finish. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove cookies to wire rack to cool.