Family Tested & Approved
Cream shortening and sugar together.
Add unsweetened applesauce and blend into mixture.
Sift flour. Measure and add soda,salt and spices
Add sifted dry ingredients and stir until smooth.
Add chopped nuts and raisins.
Drop dough from a teaspoon onto a greased baking sheet, spaced 2 to 3 inches apart.
Bake at 375 for approximately 12 minutes.