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Fabulous Fruit Cookies

Apples and nuts in Fabulous Fruit Cookies

Apples, dates and raisins make up the fruit while the addition of oats make these nutritious and Fabulous Fruit Cookies to serve your family.


1 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup water
1 cup chopped dates
1/2 cup apples
3/4 cup raisins
1/2 cup butter
1 cup quick cooking oats
1 cup quick cooking oats
2 eggs, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup pecans, chopped


Sift flour and soda, set aside.

Cook water, dates, apple and raisins; bring to a boil. Simmer 3 minutes. Remove from heat and add the butter and stir.

Cool mixture and then add eggs, oatmeal and the dry ingredients; add the vanilla and nuts. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Drop on cookie sheets 2 inches apart.

Bake in 350-degree oven for about 24 minutes.

Store in the refrigerator in air tight container.

Flavor Favorite: May also add 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon spice to dry ingredients if desired.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes approximately 24 cookies.

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