Sugarless Apple Cookies Recipe
3/4 cup chopped dates
1/2 cup finely chopped peeled
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup water
1 cup plus 1 tablespoon
1 all-purpose flour
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt, optional
1 tsp liquid sweetener
In a large saucepan, combine dates, apples, raisins and water. Bring
to a boil; simmer for 3 minutes. Remove from the heat; cool. Combine
flour, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt if desired. Stir into apple
mixture and mix well. Combine eggs and sweetener; add to batter. Drop
by tablespoonfuls onto a nonstick baking sheet. Bake at 350 for 10-12
Yield: 2 dozen.
Diabetic Exchanges: One serving (prepared without added salt) equals
1/2 starch, 1/2 fruit; also 54 calories, 24 mg sodium, 18 mg
cholesterol, 11 gm carbohydrate, 1 gm protein, 1 gm fat.
Source: Taste of Home August/September 1993
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