Moist, Sugarless Apple Cookies
3/4 cup chopped dates
1/2 cup finely chopped peeled apple
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup water
1 cup plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
1 teaspoon liquid sweetener
In a large saucepan, combine dates, apples, raisins and water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 3 minutes. Remove from heat; cool.
Combine flour, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt, if desired. Stir into apple mixture and mix well. Combine eggs and sweetener; add to batter.
Drop by tablespoonsful onto a nonstick baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes.
Yields 2 dozen.
Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fruit