Bread Crumb Cookies
(recipe from the Tightwad Gazette by Amy Dacyzyn)

sift together:
1 1/4 cup flour
1 1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/3 cup cocoa

Combine, then add to dry ingredients:
1/2 cup milk
1 egg
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Add:
1/3 cup melted shortening
1/3 cup applesauce

2 cups bread crumbs

drop by spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet
Bake at 350 for 15 minutes or until done

*these are also good with chocolate or peanut butter chips added or even a
spoonful of peanut butter*