Back to Chewy Spice Cookies

Print Options


Card Sizes

Chewy Spice Cookies Recipe

Chewy Spice Cookies Recipe

This recipes fits the needs of those with special dietary restrictions and still delivers full flavor.—Leah Peterson, Ashland, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 10 min./batch YIELD:42 servings


  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 tablespoons sugar


  • 1. In a large bowl, beat the brown sugar, applesauce, molasses and egg substitute. Combine the flour, baking soda and spices; gradually add to brown sugar mixture and mix well.
  • 2. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 3-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 56 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 15mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

Reviews for Chewy Spice Cookies

Sort By :

Average Rating
deejohns User ID: 4840958 1174
Reviewed Apr. 24, 2012

"taste was way to strong and not good taste."

galinthewoods User ID: 3317961 1745
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2011

"These start out soft like a typical applesauce cookie but then get chewier as you eat them. They were okay."

janpa70 User ID: 1462233 817
Reviewed Dec. 11, 2008

"Delicious! I have been searching for a healthy alternative to another TOH spice cookie that we've always loved. This is it. I was concerned with how runny the batter was however, so I added an additional 3/4 cup of flour to make a stiffer dough."

Loading Image