Sunflower Kernel Cookies Recipe

Sunflower Kernel Cookies Recipe
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Sunflower Kernel Cookies Recipe

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For a deliciously different treat, try these soft fruity cookies. They're packed with crisp sunflower kernels.—Bonnie Neuberger, Clark, South Dakota
MAKES:
30 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:
30 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped raisins
  • 1/3 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 3 tablespoons apple juice
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup roasted salted sunflower kernels, divided

Directions

In a bowl, combine the raisins, apricots and apple juice; set aside. In a bowl, cream butter and sugars. Add egg and mix well. Combine flour, oats and baking powder; add to the creamed mixture. Stir in raisin mixture and 1/3 cup sunflower kernels. Chill.
Shape dough into 1-in. balls and place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets; flatten slightly. Sprinkle with the remaining sunflower kernels.
Bake at 375° for 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Yield: about 5 dozen.
Originally published as Sunflower Kernel Cookies in Taste of Home October/November 1998 , p65

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 127 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 57mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1/2 cup chopped raisins
  • 1/3 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 3 tablespoons apple juice
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup roasted salted sunflower kernels, divided
  1. In a bowl, combine the raisins, apricots and apple juice; set aside. In a bowl, cream butter and sugars. Add egg and mix well. Combine flour, oats and baking powder; add to the creamed mixture. Stir in raisin mixture and 1/3 cup sunflower kernels. Chill.
  2. Shape dough into 1-in. balls and place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets; flatten slightly. Sprinkle with the remaining sunflower kernels.
  3. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Yield: about 5 dozen.
Originally published as Sunflower Kernel Cookies in Taste of Home October/November 1998 , p65

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