Recipe created by Melissa Harvey, Cajun Sugar Pie.
Peanut free, nut free
Makes 2 dozen cookies
• 1⁄2 c. Don’t Go Nuts Sea Salted spread
• 1⁄2 c. unsalted butter, softened
• 1⁄2 c. organic white sugar
• 1⁄2 c. organic brown sugar
• 3 T. applesauce
• 2 c. flour
• 1 t. baking soda
• 1⁄4 t. salt
• 1⁄3 c. powdered sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. In a medium bowl, cream together Don’t Go Nuts Sea Salted spread, butter, white sugar and brown sugar until creamy. Add applesauce and mix until well combined.
In a large bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, and salt. Slowly add to butter mixture and beat until cookie dough forms.
Place powdered sugar in a small bowl. Using a cookie scoop (1-1/2 tablespoon), scoop dough and roll into balls. Roll each ball in the powdered sugar until completely coated. Place 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets. Flatten slightly with a glass.
Bake for 12-14 minutes in preheated oven. Cookies will look crinkled when ready. Cool on wire racks.