Drop Cookies Fruit Cookies

Lisa UK 11-06-99 2:03 AM pt (US)

KYoung's Recipes for Diabetics : COLLECTION
Source: Diabetic Candy, Cookie & Dessert Cookbook by Mary Jane Finsand

Fruit Cookies
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(Yield: 60 cookies)


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1/2 cup (60 mL) margarine
4 tsp (20 mL) granulated sugar replacement
2 eggs
2 cups (500 mL) flour (sifted)
1/2 tsp (2 mL) baking soda
1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
1/2 tsp (2 mL) nutmeg
1/4 cup (60 mL) hot apple juice
1/4 cup (60 mL) raisins (chopped)
1/4 cup (60 mL) currants

Instructions:
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Preheat oven to 350 F. and lightly grease cookie sheet.

Cream together margarine and sugar replacement.

Add eggs; beat until fluffy.

Combine flour, baking soda, salt and nutmeg in sifter; add alternately with hot apple juice to creamed mixture.

Fold in raisins and currants. Allow to rest 15 minutes.

Drop by teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased cookie sheet, 2 to 3 in. (5 to 7cm) apart.

Bake at 350 degrees F (170 C) for 12 to 15 minutes.

Exchange 1 cookie: 1/2 fruit
Calories 1 cookie: 27





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