These cookies are made sweet and flavorful by the addition of a generous amount of chopped dates. Source: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 1992

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  • Position rack in the center of the oven and preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or coat with cooking spray.

  • Stir together dates, carrots, yogurt, sugar, oil and vanilla in a medium bowl. Let stand for 15 minutes.

  • 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.

  • Bake until the tops spring back when touched lightly, about 15 minutes Transfer cookies to a wire rack and let cool.

Nutrition Facts

70 calories; 1 g total fat; 0.1 g saturated fat; 72 mg sodium. 86 mg potassium; 14.3 g carbohydrates; 0.9 g fiber; 8 g sugar; 1.1 g protein; 625 IU vitamin a iu; 23 mcg folate; 16 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 3 mg magnesium;