Basic Drop Cookies
|Pre sifted all purpose flour||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs) (Robin Hood)|
|Powdered cloves||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Applesauce||1 Cup (16 tbs), unsweetened|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Soft shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|White sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Seedless raisins||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Quick oats||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Robin Hood)|
Preheat oven to 350 F.
Measure together the first 5 ingredients onto waxed paper.
Stir thoroughly to blend.
Mix shortening with sugar and egg until creamy, in large bowl.
Combine applesauce and soda.
Blend into creamed mixture alternately with dry ingredients.
Fold in raisins and oats.
Drop by teaspoonfuls, about 2 apart, onto greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 350° F for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
If desired frost cookies with butter or cream cheese icing.