oh, and yay for me, i actually used half butter half applesauce in this recipe (i do get a better crispiness to it when baked)
Chocolate Orange Cranberry Cookies
Makes 2 dozen
¾ cup all-purpose flour
½ tsp baking soda
¼ cup packed brown sugar
¼ cup butter (1/2 stick), softened
¼ cup applesauce
1 ¼ cup oats
1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
½ cup dried cranberries
1 tsp orange zest
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Combine flour and baking soda in a small bowl. Beat brown sugar and butter until creamy in a medium bowl. Add apple sauce. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in oats, morsels, cranberries and orange zest. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 9 to 10 minutes.
Adapted from Choc-Oat-Chip Cookies from Nestle Toll House