Jumbo Fruited Oatmeal Cookies

Posted by: Schmitty 08-13-99 1:15 AM

Jumbo Fruited Oatmeal Cookies
Source: Sugar-Free Desserts, December 1992
Makes 18

3/4 cup butter, softened
3 eggs
3/4 cup frozen concentrated apple juice
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 cups oats
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
1/2 teaspoon allspice, ground
6 ounces fruit, dried mixed
1 /2 cup nuts, chopped
Chopped dried fruit.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease cookie sheets.

Beat butter in large bowl until creamy. Blend in eggs, apple juice concentrate, and vanilla. Add flour, oats, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and allspice; mix well. Stir in dried fruit and nuts.

Drop scant 1/4 cupfuls of dough, 3" apart, onto lightly greased cookie sheets; flatten slightly. Bake 12-14 minutes, until edges are lightly browned. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

Store in tightly covered container.

Nutrition information per cookie: 209 calories, 4 gm protein, 24 gm carbohydrate, 11 gm fat, 32% of calories from fat, 56 mg cholesterol, 239 mg sodium, 1 diabetic starch/bread exchange, 2-1/4 diabetic fat exchange, 1/2 diabetic fruit exchange.

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