Maine Mud Cookies

31 Aug

Chocolate cookies made with buttermilk and applesauce.

-By Carrie (Strommen) Lennie


2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup baking cocoa
2/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
¾ tsp baking soda
¼ tsp salt
1 cup buttermilk
1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce


  1. In a 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 inches apart on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Spread with a fork to make irregular shapes.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until firm. Remove to wire racks.
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Posted by on August 31, 2011 in Desserts


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