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

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 1992


Recipe Summary

1 hr


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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; protein 1.1g 2% DV; carbohydrates 14.3g 5% DV; dietary fiber 0.9g 4% DV; sugars 7.5g; fat 1g 2% DV; saturated fat 0.1g 1% DV; cholesterol 0.1mg; vitamin a iu 625.3IU 13% DV; vitamin c 0.3mg; folate 23.2mcg 6% DV; calcium 15.9mg 2% DV; iron 0.9mg 5% DV; magnesium 3.5mg 1% DV; potassium 85.8mg 2% DV; sodium 72mg 3% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 7% DV.