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Very Special Cookies

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Very Special Cookies are interesting cookies that can be made on all the special occasions. You can try to make and served them if you wish to impress someone special. Here is the special recipe for you.
Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Unsweetened applesauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs), sifted
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Mace 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Preserved lemon peel 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), thinly cut
  Preserved orange peel 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), thinly cut
  Candied cherries 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Seedless raisins 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1)In a bowl, beat together butter and sugars until light and fluffy.
2)Add eggs and applesauce and beat well.
3)In a bowl, sift together flour, salt, soda and spices.
4)Mix the mixture to creamed mixture and blend thoroughly.
5)Add lemon peel, orange peel, cherries, walnuts and raisins and mix well.
6)Take ungreased baking sheet and drop spoonsful of batter into it, about 2 inches apart.
7)Bake at 400 for about 15 minutes.

SERVING
8)Serve the very special cookies on special occasions.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack, Fruit Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
30

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