Friday, December 31, 2010

Oats and dry fruit cookies

Happy new year to all my readers! 
Thank you for following me, leaving lovely comments, and for supporting and encouraging me to share a part of my life with you.

Oats and dry fruit cookies
3/4 cup oats ground to a fine flour consistency in a food processor
1/4 cup flour
1/4 cup whole wheat flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp cinnamon powder
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 egg
3/4 cup dried fruits raisins, apricot and dates

Combine all the dry ingredients. Beat butter and sugar, then add egg and beat till it is creamy. Combine the dry ingredients and mix the dried fruits with a wooden spoon.

Makes about 24 cookies. Drop with a tablespoon or grease the hands then make balls and press flat lightly. Bake on a waxed cookie sheet at 325F for 10 to 15 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes on the tray. Cool completely and serve.

This recipe is adapted from the cookie book by Jill Snider.

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53 comments:

  1. Mouthwatering and healthy cookies.

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  2. Happy new year dear....lovely oats cookies...yum.

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  3. Happy New Year to you!!!!! A healthy start for the new year with your delicious oats, dry fruit cookies.

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  4. Happy New Year! I love these healthy cookies! Oatmeal cookies top my list of favorites. Many blessings to you for the coming year!

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  5. Happy new year to you and family. Delicious oat meal cookies.

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  6. Happy new year to u and ur family......nice oats cookies....

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  7. Yummy, they sound like delicious...and healthy even...cookies :D Happy New Year to you and yours :D

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  8. I'm going to try those! What a scrumptious and healthy way to start 2011. Happy New Year to you and yours. May it bring you many delicious days!

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  9. Great way to start the new year. They look delicious! Here's wishing you and yours the best in the New Year!

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  10. My family's favorite cookie is an oatmeal cookie, I know they will love your recipe! I thought I was already a follower of your blog, but apparently I was not. I just fixed that, and I now follow you!

    Have a Very Happy New Year!
    Linda

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  11. Healthy and delicious cookies..Happy New Year!

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  12. healthy,divine cookies and bfully presented...
    happy new year darling..

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  13. These cookies sound delicious! Hope you have a happy new year!

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  14. I'm pretty sure this could pass as a serving of fruit. =)

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  15. Lovely cookies and a very Happy New Year to yu and your family!

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  16. Delicious cookies to start the new year with!!! Happy new year to u & ur family. :)

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  17. looks gorgeous! loved the cookies

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  18. tempting cookies and wishing you n your family a happy new year.

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  19. tasty cookies and very happy new year to u

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  20. The cookies looks just amazing...Perfect treat for New Year...I too wish you very happy New to all of you...

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  21. Oooh those cookies look delicious!

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  22. These look like the perfect afternoon snack. Don't you love dried fruit? Thank you so much for sharing this. I wish you and your family a happy and safe New Year!

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  23. I have never made cookies with dried fruit. But it seems like a healthier alternative in the new year from all of the varieties of goodies we all consume over the holidays! Happy New Year!

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  24. looks yummy...Wishing you and family a happy and prosperous 2011....

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  25. Perfect cookies! I love the addition of dried fruits!

    Happy New Year!

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  26. I'm glad you are posting some "healthy" cookies after the holidays eating marathon. They look fantastic. I love dry fruit in cookies. Happy new year!

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  27. A very Happy New Year to you too! And love the cookies.

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  28. Yummy cookies..wish I can have it one..m having tea right now...

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  29. healthy n innovative recipe...
    My Heartiest Wishes for 2011..:)
    Tasty appetite

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  30. wow that was really superb...

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  31. Interesting cookies with dried fruits! Must be yummy!

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  32. Hmm I made a comment here didn't see it so I am back again! These cookies are perfect in the morning with my coffee, I love the wheat and oats, a much heathier version! Happy New year looking forward to your many creations in 2011!

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  33. happy new year!! lovin the blog~now following u!

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  34. wow, they look too delish. Happy new year to you :)

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  35. WIshing u a happy and prosperous new year.. fabulous n scrumptious cookies..

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  36. Those cookies look delightful.

    Happy New Year

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  37. tempting n healthy cookies!
    Have a safe and healthy New Year!!

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  38. Happy New Year to you and your family ;)

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  39. I like healthy delicious cookies - these sound really really good. I'm having tea right now, and I'm dreaming about dunking these cookies in there! :)

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  40. What lovely looking cookies! They look like something I could feed my kiddos without feeling guilty!

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  41. These cookies sound scrumptious with the dried fruits! Happy New Year to you!

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  42. Happy New Year!!!!
    nice clicks..looks so perfect n yummy!!!

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  43. Cookies Looks great....:)...Thanks for dropping by....:)

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  44. What a fantastic start to the new year,oats is the healthiest food we can incorporate in our diets and oat cookies with dry fruit goodness takes care of the sweet cravings and yet keeps it healthy.Brilliant !!!

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  45. Deliziosi questi biscotti natalizi,bravissimo!!! ;-)
    Bacio:-**

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  46. Brite and Happy sunshine new year to u, with lots and lots of love !
    and u sure have some wonderful cookies here!
    Thannx for stopping by and letting me know ur thoughts and looking forward!

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  47. looks so crispy and indeed a healthy one for tea :)

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  48. Your cookies look fantastic. Thanks for passing the recipe along. Wishing you a happy and blessed 2011!

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  49. Happy new year to you too :) Lovely Cookies :)

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  50. These look easy, healthy, and delicious!

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  51. Sound delicious, and pretty hearty with those oats! You can never have too many recipes for oatmeal cookies. :)

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