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Brown Sugar, Oatmeal and Applesauce Cookies

I found this recipe in a great cookbook call “Betty Goes Vegan”. It is a wonderful cookbook that has a lot of traditional recipes, but all done in a vegan manner. So really perfect, if you want to avoid cholesterol and some fat.
Flavor wise, these cookies taste amazing and when I took them to a party no one could believe they were vegan. As usual, I played around with the recipe a bit. Bottom line is, do they taste good? And the answer is, yes!!!!

Ingredients

2 cups of Brown Sugar 1 cup of Margarine, softened. I use Earth Balance. 1 1/2 tsp of Vanilla 1 Tbsp Applesauce
1 cup of Whole Wheat Flour 1 cup of AP Flour 1 tsp Baking Powder ½ tsp Cinnamon 1/8 tsp freshly grated Nutmeg Pinch of Salt
2 cups of Old Fashioned Oats, not the quick kind. ¾ cup of crushed Walnuts or Pecans if you prefer. ½ cup of dried Apple Pieces. I used freeze dried and they were fine. ¼ cup of Water

Preheat oven to 350.
In a large mixing bowl, cream your margarine and brown sugar until smooth, then mix in the applesauce and vanill…