Cinnamon Applesauce Cookies

Cinnamon Applesauce Cookies

Cinnamon Applesauce Cookies fully capture the flavors of Fall! These cookies are soft, spicy, and super easy to make. You can substitute the brown sugar for a sweetener alternative of your choice that best suits your diet (or leave it out all together and rely on the natural sweetness of applesauce).

Ingredients

Cinnamon Applesauce Cookies

  • 1/3 cup butter or vegan butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup packed organic brown sugar or other sweetener
  • 1 egg or 1 flax egg (1 Tbs flax meal + 2 Tbs warm water)
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups cake or all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2-3 tsp cinnamon

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375ΒΊ F and prepare two cookie sheets with parchment paper
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter, sweetener, vanilla, and egg or egg alternative. Use a whisk or hand mixer on a medium setting until well combined.
  3. Then, slowly mix in the applesauce until it is fully incorporated.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk or sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.
  5. Gradually fold the flour mixture into the wet ingredients until fully combined. The dough should be a bit sticky and thick.
  6. Drop spoonfuls of batter on the cookie sheets keeping them about 1 1/2 to 2 inches apart.
  7. Place cookies in the oven and bake for 10-12 minutes.
  8. Allow cookies to cool before enjoying. Store at room temperature for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Information

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