ELLEN’S APPLESAUCE ICEBOX COOKIES

 

1 ½ C. shortening

2 C. sugar

1 beaten egg

4 ½ to 5 C. flour

¼ tsp. salt

1 tsp. soda

1 tsp. cinnamon

½ tsp. cloves

1 C. unsweetened applesauce

1 C. chopped nuts

 

 

Cream together shortening and sugar. Add egg. Sift dry ingredients and Fold into creamed mixture alternately with applesauce. Add nuts and mix into stiff dough. Form into 2 rolls and wrap in wax paper and store in refrigerator. Slice thin and bake 375° 15 to 20 minutes.