Cacao Cookies

Cacao Cookies in Applesauce
Recipe Type: Desserts
Author: Patrick
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Total time: 30 mins
Serves: 70 cookies
  • 1 Cup shortening
  • 2 eggs beaten thoroughly
  • 3/4 cup plain cocoa powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Baking powder as required
  • 3/4 cup artificial sweetener
  • 4 cups cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon well-ground
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda for crispness
  • 2 cups plain applesauce
  1. Thoroughly mix artificial sweetener and shortening and add the eggs uniformly.
  2. To this mixture add flour, other dry ingredients mentioned above and applesauce alternately in
  3. small proportions along with water in the required quantity.
  4. After the mixture is blended well, sprinkle flour on top of it for crispness.
  5. Cookie sheets must be greased with shortening and topped with small amounts of the prepared mixture.
  6. The cookies are then transferred to a oven and baked for 20 minutes at about 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

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