Favorite Drop Cookies

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 789


1 (8-ounce) package fig dried or 1 to 1 1/2 cups pitted dates
1 tablespoon flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 cup butter or margarine, melted and cooled
1/2 cup brown sugar packed
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
1 egg large
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups oats or old-fashioned oats
1 cup butterscotch chips or semisweet chocolate chips
pecans halves (optional)


Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly grease baking sheets set aside.

In a food processor bowl fitted with the metal blade, place figs or dates and 1 tablespoon flour. Cover and process until medium-fine set aside.

In a small bowl, stir whole wheat flour, salt and baking soda set aside.

In a large mixer bowl at low speed, beat butter or margarine, brown sugar,sugar, water, egg and vanilla until well blended. Beat in whole wheat flour mixture until moistened. Add oats and beat until moistened. By hand, stir in figs or dates and chips. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on baking sheets. If desired, press a pecan half on top of each cookie.

Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets for 1 minute. Transfer cookies to wire racks to cool.

Place cookies in an airtight container with waxed paper between layers. Store in a cool place.

Note: These cookies freeze well.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 789
Calories from Fat: 326

This Favorite Drop Cookies recipe is from the Cookie Creations Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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