Nothing warms up a brisk autumn day like the scent of cookies baking …. and nothing says welcome like a platter of home made treats! Here’s a recipe for delicious fruity cookies that are diet friendly – no extra sugar added!
These delicious, easy-to-make cookies get their sweetness from fruit. Because there’s no sugar in the recipe, they don’t get too brown – but that’s fine, because it lets all the delectable fruit morsels show!
Sugar Free Fruit & Nut Cookies
1 apple, peeled and chopped
3/4 cup chopped dates
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon liquid artificial sweetener
Combine dates, apples, raisins and water in a large pan and bring to a boil, then reduce heat. Let mixture simmer for about five minutes, then remove from heat.
Put flour, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt into a bowl and whisk to combine, then stir dry ingredients into cooled apple/raisin/date syrup. Add eggs and sweetener to batter and mix well.
Drop by tablespoonfuls onto a nonstick baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
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