Very Special Cookies
|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|
|Baking soda||1 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)|
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.
8)Serve the very special cookies on special occasions.