• Preparation Time 15 minutes
  • Baking Time 12 minutes
  • Makes about 48 cookies
  • Freezing Excellent


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  • 1 3/4 cups Robin Hood® All Purpose Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup All Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup raisins or dried cranberries
  • 1 cup Robin Hood Oats

Serving Size: about 48 cookies


Serving Size: about 48 cookies

  • Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Grease or line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Combine, in a large bowl, flour, salt and spices. Stir well to blend.
  • Cream, in a medium bowl, shortening, sugar and egg together thoroughly.
  • Combine, in a separate bowl, applesauce and baking soda. Add to creamed mixture alternating with dry ingredients. Mix well. Stir in raisins and oats.
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls (5 mL) 2" (5 cm) apart onto greased baking sheets.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes, then remove to wire rack.


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