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Sugarless Date Drops Recipe

Notice the nutritious ingredients—and these cookies taste so good, too!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:30 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 pound dates, cut up
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup carob chips
  • 1/2 cup sunflower kernels
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, cream butter. Grind dates; blend with eggs and vanilla to make a paste. Stir into butter. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Drop by teaspoonfuls 1/2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 325° for 10-15 minutes or until peaks begin to brown. Yield: 5 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 106 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 56 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.