Best Oatmeal Cookies (Made Lighter)

Total Time
1hr 20mins
1 hr 10 mins
10 mins

So I took Engrossed's "Best Oatmeal Cookies" and made it low-fat, with her permission of course. Prep time includes chilling.

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  1. In a large bowl cream the butter, applesauce and sugars, beating until fluffy.
  2. Blend egg into creamed mixture.
  3. Sift together into the creamed mixture the flour, soda, and cinnamon.
  4. Blend in the oats, nuts and vanilla.
  5. Chill dough 1 hour or more.
  6. Preheat oven to 350. Grease cookie sheets.
  7. Drop cookies on greased sheet, using a 1 TB scoop or spoon.
  8. Grease the bottom of a small glass, dip in sugar, and press gently on each uncooked cookie, flattening it to a thickness of about 1/4 inch, resugaring glass for each cookie.
  9. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until lightly browned.
  10. Cool 2-3 minutes on the sheet, remove cookies, and cool completely on racks. Store them in an airtight container.