Apple Gift Cookies

Clara Mason, Lillie School

  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 1/2 cup sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped apple
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp allspice

Cream sugar and shortening until very light. Add beaten egg. Measure, mix and sift dry ingredients. Add to mixture and stir in apples.

Drop in balls on greased cookie sheet and bake at 375° for 12 to 15 minutes.

Yield: 4 dozen.

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