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Mr. Ballard's Special Cookies

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  • Starting preheat oven to 375.
  • 1: Cream shortening and sugar.
  • 2: Blend in molasses and beat in the egg.
  • 3: Sift together flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and cloves.
  • 4: Stir in the sifted ingredients into the creamed mixture along with the applesauce.
  • 5: Stir in the nuts and raisins.
  • 6: Drop onto a cookie sheet that has been sprayed to prevent sticking by the teaspoon.
  • 7: Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes or until tops feel just firm.


This recipe came from a man that worked with my mom and these cookies were a big hit on a cold winter morning with a cup of good coffee. These cookie will never go hard if left out on the counter for 6 months.

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