Heart Smart Cookies Recipe

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Heart Smart Cookies

Susan Joiner


Got this from a friend in Atlanta! So, so good and good for you, too!

Try this...substitute dried cranberries for the dates and waluts instead of the chocolate. I did and it was awesome!

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6 Tbsp
butter, unsalted
3/4 c
packed, light brown sugar
1/3 c
all purpose flour
1/3 c
whole wheat flour
3/4 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 c
oats, regular
1/2 tsp
egg, lightly beaten
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
dates, chopped and pitted
3 oz
coarsely chopped bittersweet chocolate


1Preheat oven to 350* Melt butter in saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat, add brown sugar, Stir until smooth.
2In a medium bowl, combine both flours, baking soda, oats, and salt.
3Combine butter mixture with dry ingredients, and add egg, vanilla, and dates. Fold in chocolate.
Batter will be stiff.
4Mix well, spoon by tablespoon onto lightly greased baking sheets.
5Bake for 12 minutes or until tops are dry to touch. Makes 32 cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies