Blend together eggs, sugar, oil and vanilla. Sift together flour, soda, cinnamon and salt. Stir into egg mixture. Fold in apples, nuts and raisins. Bake in greased and floured 9 X 13 pan. 350 degrees - 1 hour. Let cool and sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cut into squares.
Sift dry ingredients. Cut in butter and shortening. Add 6 - 7 Tbs. water so the dough holds together. Gently knead the dough. Turn onto floured board and roll to about 3/8" thick. Cut into 5" squares.
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Combine apples, sugar and cinnamon in a bowl. Place 3 to 4 tablespoons filling on each square. Fold into triangle, wet inside edges with a small amount of water. Press edges together and seal with a fork dipped into water. Make 3 slashes in each turnover so steam can escape. Place turnover about 2" apart on a greased cookies sheet. Bake 15 minutes, reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake 15 minutes longer. NOTE: you can frost or glaze the turnover if you want a really sweet treat.
Cream butter and sugar until smooth. Add egg yolk, mix well. Sift flour with cinnamon and salt. Add flour mixture to butter mixture. Mix lightly but thoroughly, use hands. Spread in even layer on medium size cookie sheet. Smooth surface. Beat egg white slightly. Spread egg white over top of cookie. Sprinkle with nuts. Press nuts into dough. Bake 275 degrees 45 - 50 minutes Cut while hot.