For the not-so-sweet tooth: applesauce oatmeal cookies

This old-fashioned recipe is great for anyone who doesn’t want their cookies too sweet. Full of flavor and a breeze to make, you’ll find yourself bringing these to the next work function or bake sale.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 c Shepherd’s Grain All Purpose Flour

  • 1 1/4 c rolled oats

  • 2/3 c packed brown sugar

  • 1/2 c applesauce  

  • 1/3 C butter softened

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  • 1/4 tsp baking soda 1 egg

Directions: 

In medium mixing bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer at medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add brown sugar, cinnamon, baking soda. Beat till combined, scraping sides of bowl. Beat in egg and applesauce till combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in remaining flour and the rolled oats. Drop dough by rounded teaspoon 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 8—10 minutes or till lightly browned. Transfer cookies to a wire rack and cool. 

Makes about 30 cookies.

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RecipesTerry Wright