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Mom's Molasses Applesauce Cookies


With ginger, cinnamon, molasses, brown sugar, and applesauce, these cookies have a deep, rich, and complex flavor that's a little unexpected and so so satisfying.

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  • 3/4 cups cooking oil
  • 3/4 cups applesauce
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cups molasses
  • 4 cups flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ginger


Servings 5
Preparation time 70mins
Cooking time 90mins
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Step 1

Combine wet ingredients, then flour mixture separately. Gradually mix in flour mixture. Chill for 1 hour.

Roll in granulated sugar. Cross hatch with fork.

Bake at 350°F for 12 to 14 min.

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