1) Stir all dry ingredients together except brown sugar.
2) Cream soft butter and brown sugar together until creamy. Add eggs, blend well and then add apple sauce and vanilla, blend well. Add dry ingredients, small amounts at a time blending well. Add raisins and nuts.
3) Place 1 inch apart on greased cookie sheets. well rounded teaspoons at a time.
Bake at 375 10 - 12 minutes or until bottoms are slightly brown
These cookies are very good. I couldn't get over how fluffy they were. Next time I make them I think I'll chop up an apple and add it to the mixture and sprinkle cinnamon and sugar on top of each cookie before I place the them in the oven.