This cookie won first prize two years running at the Kern County Fair….. I baked them both years but my sister Denise won the ribbon the first year….. she entered too many categories and I helped her out. Not sure if she ever acknowledged the fact nor thanked me.
Two part recipe;
- 2 1/4 cups flour
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- Pinch of salt
- 1 tsp allspice
- 1 cup chopped walnuts(optional)
- 1 tsp ground cloves
- Add to hot mix below once it reaches boiling
- 2 cups applesauce
- 1 stick of margarine or butter
- 1 cup raisins
- 1 cup sugar
- Heat to boiling and then add 1 tsp baking soda
Add dry stuff from above
Bake at 350 for 15 – 20 minutes. They are best after day 2.