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Sugarless Date Drops

Notice the nutritious ingredients—and these cookies taste so good, too!
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    5 dozen


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 pound dates, cut up
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup carob chips
  • 1/2 cup sunflower kernels
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans


  • In a bowl, cream butter. Grind dates; blend with eggs and vanilla to make a paste. Stir into butter. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Drop by teaspoonfuls 1/2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 325° for 10-15 minutes or until peaks begin to brown.
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