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Ingredients

3 eggs
1 cup oil
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 cups sliced, peeled apples
3/4 cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

With mixer, beat eggs till light; add oil, beat until blended and add sugar and vanilla and beat until blended. Sift together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt; add gradually to egg mixture; beat well. Add sliced peeled apples and chopped walnuts to mixture by hand. Lightly grease a 9x13-inch pan. Bake in a 350 degree F. oven for 50 to 60 minutes. Serve with Cool Whip.

Martha Dittmar
Moline



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