Applesauce Jumbles

Becky Kuboff


This is my family's favorite cookie recipe. I'm asked to bring these tasty fall treats to all of our family functions.


★★★★★ 2 votes

4 1/2-5 dozen cookies
1 Hr 30 Min


  • 2 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 c
    nuts, if desired
  • 1 c
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    good vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 2

  • 1/3 c
    butter(do not use margarine)
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 2-4 Tbsp
    hot water

How to Make Applesauce Jumbles


  1. In a large bowl, mix all cookie ingredients with spoon. (If dough is soft, cover and refrigerate.)
  2. Heat the oven to 375'F. On greased cookie sheet, drop dough by rounded teaspoons full about 2" apart.
  3. Bake 8-10 minutes or until almost no indentation remains when touched. Immediately remove from the cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  4. In a 1-quart saucepan, melt butter over low heat until golden brown. Remove from heat. Stir in powdered sugar and vanilla. Stir in hot water just until smooth and spreadable. Spread on cookies.

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About Applesauce Jumbles

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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