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Carrot-Date Cookies

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From EatingWell:  September/October 1992

These cookies are made sweet and flavorful by the addition of a generous amount of chopped dates.

2 1/2 dozen cookies | Active Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Position rack in the center of the oven and preheat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or coat with cooking spray.
  2. Stir together dates, carrots, yogurt, sugar, oil and vanilla in a medium bowl. Let stand for 15 minutes.
  3. Stir together flour, Grape-Nuts, baking soda and salt in another medium bowl. Stir the dry ingredients into the date mixture with a wooden spoon, mixing just until blended. Drop the dough by tablespoonfuls onto a prepared baking sheet, spacing the cookies about 1 1/2 inches apart.
  4. Bake until the tops spring back when touched lightly, about 15 minutes Transfer cookies to a wire rack and let cool.

Nutrition

Per cookie : 71 Calories; 1 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 1 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 15 g Carbohydrates; 1 g Protein; 1 g Fiber; 71 mg Sodium; 80 mg Potassium

1 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate