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Cinnamon-Spiced Date Cookies

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“This recipe comes from Cooking Light. The store-bought boxed variety of dates that are prechopped and lightly coated with sugar were suggested for use in this recipe. Cook time includes one-hour refrigeration time. (NUTRITION PER SERVING CALORIES 96(30% from fat); FAT 3.2g (sat 0.6g,mono 0.9g,poly 1.5g); PROTEIN 1.1g; CHOLESTEROL 0.0mg; CALCIUM 11mg; SODIUM 64mg; FIBER 0.9g; IRON 0.4mg; CARBOHYDRATE 16.5g)”
1hr 35mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups, and level with a knife.
  3. Combine flours and next 6 ingredients (flours through cinnamon) in a large bowl; make a well in the center of mixture.
  4. Combine 1 cup sugar, oil, applesauce, water, and vanilla in a bowl; add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist.
  5. Cover and chill 1 hour or until firm.
  6. Shape dough into 36 balls, and roll the balls in 1/4 cup sugar.
  7. Place the balls 2 inches apart on baking sheets coated with cooking spray.
  8. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  9. Cool 1 minute on pans.
  10. Remove from pans, and cool on a wire rack.

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