Applesauce Cookies Recipe

Applesauce cookies are soft and chewy treats that are perfect for any occasion. Made with a combination of applesauce, cinnamon, and nutmeg, these cookies have a warm and comforting flavor. They are also incredibly moist and have a cake-like texture. Whether you enjoy them as a snack or dessert, these cookies are sure to be a hit with everyone.

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30minstotal
15minsPrep
15minsCook
30m.total
15m.Prep
15m.Cook
Applesauce Cookies
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Ingredients for Applesauce Cookies Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Unsalted Butter, Softened
  • 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 cup Unsweetened Applesauce
  • 1/4 cup Chopped Nuts

Directions: Applesauce Cookies Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • STEP 2.In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • STEP 3.Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla extract.
  • STEP 4.In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined.
  • STEP 5.Fold in the applesauce and chopped nuts, if desired.
  • STEP 6.Drop rounded tablespoons of dough onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart.
  • STEP 7.Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the edges are lightly golden.
  • STEP 8.Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • STEP 9.Store the cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days.
  • STEP 10.Serve and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • For a more pronounced apple flavor, use unsweetened applesauce.
  • If you prefer a spicier cookie, add a pinch of cloves or ginger to the dough.
  • Feel free to add raisins or dried cranberries for extra texture and sweetness.
  • To make the cookies extra soft, refrigerate the dough for 30 minutes before baking.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the cookies in an airtight container at room temperature.
  • Serve them as a delicious snack or dessert.
  • These cookies also make a great addition to holiday cookie trays or as gifts.
Nutrition
value
306
calories per serving
14 g Fat8 g Protein37 g Carbs7 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    14g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Carbs
    37g
  • Fiber
    7g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    37g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Fiber
    7g

Fats

  • Fat
    14g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    79mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    7mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    43mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    6mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    33mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    121mg
  • Selenium
    20mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp