089 -- OATMEAL - FRUIT COOKIES
1 c. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 c. water
1/2 c. raisins
1/2 c. chopped, pitted dates
1/2 c. chopped, peeled apple
1/2 c. oleo or butter
2 eggs, beaten
1 tsp. vanilla
3/4 c. chopped walnuts
Sift or mix together flour, baking soda and cinnamon; set aside. In 2 quart
saucepan over medium high heat bring water, dates, apple and raisins to a boil.
Reduce heat to low; simmer 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Add oleo; stir until
melted. Pour into large bowl; cool slightly. Add beaten eggs and vanilla. Stir
in dry ingredients, oats and nuts. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Drop by
heaping teaspoonfuls, 2 inches apart, on greased baking sheet. Bake in 350
degree oven for 12 to 14 minutes. Remove from baking sheet. Cool on racks.
Store in refrigerator in airtight container. Makes about 40 cookies.