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

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

1 cookie
70 calories; protein 1.1g; carbohydrates 14.3g; dietary fiber 0.9g; sugars 7.5g; fat 1g; saturated fat 0.1g; cholesterol 0.1mg; vitamin a iu 625.3IU; vitamin c 0.3mg; folate 23.2mcg; calcium 15.9mg; iron 0.9mg; magnesium 3.5mg; potassium 85.8mg; sodium 72mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

1 other carbohydrate