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Delicious Whole Wheat Fruitcake Cookies

Delicious Whole Wheat Fruitcake Cookies

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This is a very good fruitcake and pretty easy too! Bake as cookies or a cake. The whole wheat flour gives it a nice flavor.

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  • Calories:
  • 184 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 3.8 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.8g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 132 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 5x9 inch loaf pan.
  2. In a saucepan over medium heat, cook together the sugar, water, raisins, butter and salt. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  3. Sift together the flour, soda, ginger and cinnamon. Stir into the cooled cooked mixture.
  4. Add the chopped dates, mixed peels, nuts and dried fruit.
  5. Pour into loaf pan and bake for 1 hour or drop by the teaspoon on a cookie sheet and bake for 15 minutes.
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Reviews

CARONE
28
11/19/2004

I did like this as a cookie. I only used raisins, sliced almonds, and diced, dried apricots for the fillers. It is a sweet,chewy cookie that I'm sure is very low fat since it does'nt have any eggs or oil. Be sure to grease your cookie sheet and I suggest rolling the dough with lightly buttered hands to form balls rather than just spooning them onto the cookie sheet.

SUZYELMORE
25
12/13/2004

This was truly a crowd pleaser. I made mini fruitcakes using three mini loaf pans, and baked for 40 minutes. Great gift idea also, wrapped in holiday plastic saran wrap and tied with ribbon!

abfoodie
13
6/8/2008

Finally a low fat cookie that actually tastes good! I made about 30 medium sized cookies, and added some wheat germ when I ran out of whole wheat flour. I also reduced the sugar to 2/3 cup and the sweetness was perfect. Just make sure to watch carefully as they cook, because even if they don't look done on top, they may be burning on the bottom!