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Apple-Spice Cookies

What you need: 

2 1/2 cups flour
2 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 teaspoon cloves
2 teaspoon ginger powder
2 teaspoon allspice
1 cup margarine
1 3/4 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup apple sauce

What you do: 

I was stuck at a friends house making treats for a bake sale, when I decided to modify a simple vegan sugar cookie recipe into these darlings. They are soft and spicy and very very easy to make.
Stir together the flour, baking soda, and spices in a bowl.
Cream the vegan sugar, margarine and applesauce together in a large bowl, then gradually stir in the dry ingredients until mixed thoroughly. If it is too soft to work with, cover and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Take out the dough and drop 1 tbs. per cookie onto 3 or 4 greased cookie sheets. To flatten, dip the bottom of a vegan wine glass in a saucer of water, then press down onto each cookie until it is thin and flat. (make them thicker for softer cookies, and thinner for crispier ones - both are good) Remember to re-wet the glass each time.
Note: I'm pretty sure you could roll these out and cut them with cookie cutters instead, but I've never tried it myself.
Bake for 8-12 minutes, or until the edges are browned.

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SO HOW'D IT GO?

Pretty tasty!  We didn't have cloves, so I substituted nutmeg.  I ended up with about 36 cookies, because I made them pretty thick.  They're very crumbly, though; I'm thinking of using them as ice cream topping or something. 

P.S. - Vegan wine glass...?

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