Picnic Cake

1/2 cup oleo or butter
1&1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
2 cups or 1 jar applesauce
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons Hershey's Cocoa
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 6 ounce bag chocolate chips
1/2 cups nuts (optional)


Combine oleo or butter with the sugar. Stir in eggs and applesauce. Add flour, cocoa, cinnamon, baking soda & salt. Mix together. Pour into 13 x 9 cake pan. Sprinkle chocolate chips on top. Bake at 350 for about 35 minutes. Golden brown. Enjoy!