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Maine Mud Cookies Recipe
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Maine Mud Cookies Recipe

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“Every year as winter makes way for spring, we here in Maine experience a fifth season we call ‘mud season.’ I made this special treat to get through that period,” Kathleen Winslow relates from Swanville, Maine. “These cookies bring a smile to every face.” —Kathleen L. Winslow, Swanville, Maine
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:48 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 48 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/3 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 2/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 56 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 44 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 starch.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, cocoa, sugars, baking soda and salt. Stir in buttermilk and applesauce (dough will be thick and moist).
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Spread with a fork to make irregular shapes.
  3. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until firm. Remove to wire racks. Yield: 4 dozen.
Originally published as Maine Mud Cookies in Taste of Home August/September 2006, p12

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 56 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 44 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 starch.

Reviews for Maine Mud Cookies(5)

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Reviewed Sep. 4, 2012

My kids love these!!

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Reviewed Jun. 30, 2012

consistency of a sponge, just so-so flavor

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Reviewed Mar. 24, 2011

Strange texture, weird aftertaste. Not great.

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Reviewed Jan. 25, 2011

Okay taste, but not a fan of the cakey texture. I added almond slivers to give them some consistency, which helped, but I would not make them again.

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Reviewed May. 10, 2010

these were fairly good cookies..really chocolatey and rich...i also added semisweet chocolate chips but i think walnuts would also be really good!

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