Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Cream butter & sugar; stir in egg.
Sift together dry ingredients (except oats); add to creamed mixture alternately with applesauce and oats.
Stir in raisins and nuts.
Drop by tsp.onto greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 375 degrees about 15 minutes.
Keeps well - not too sweet and kids love them.