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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Applesauce Cranberry Drops

Apple Cranberry Drops
1/2 cup shortening - Crisco
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup applesauce
1 large egg
2 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 375
Line baking sheets with parchment paper 

Cream butter, add shortening. Beat till they are well combined. Add sugars, egg and applesauce. Beat till combined
In another bowl, mix flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. 
Add flour mixture to butter/shortening mixture. Beat on low speed until well combined. 
Add dried cranberries and walnuts. 
Use the medium scoop and drop onto parchment paper, about an inch apart

Bake for 10 to 12 minute or until lightly brown on the edges. 
Makes about 3 dozen. 

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