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Oatmeal Fruit Cookies

Made sweet with dates and apples. You'll never know they are sugar free!

Yield: Makes 40 cookies



  1. Sift or mix together flour, baking soda and cinnamon; set aside
  2. In 2 quart saucepan over medium high heat bring water, dates, apple and raisins to a boil
  3. Reduce heat to low; simmer 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Add shortening or butter; stir until melted
  4. Pour into large bowl; let cool so eggs will not break
  5. Add beaten eggs and vanilla
  6. Stir in dry ingredients, oats and nuts
  7. Cover and refrigerate at least two hours, or overnight
  8. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls, 2 inches apart, on greased baking sheet
  9. Bake in 350 degree oven for 12 to 14 minutes
  10. Remove from baking sheet
  11. Cool on racks. Store in refrigerator in airtight container