In a large bowl, cream honey and shortening. Add eggs and applesauce. Sift together flour, salt, bakiing powder, baking soda and cinnamon. Add to honey mixture, blending well. Stir in vanilla; fold in raisins and nuts. Drop by spoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet. Flatten with fork dipped in cold water. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit (180 degrees Celsius) for 10-12 minutes. Makes 4 dozen cookies.
Recipe courtesy of Recipe courtesy of The Canadian Honey Council