Fruit Cookies

Courtesy of Irene Rundell

Ingredients:

1 cup butter
1 cup honey
2 eggs, beaten
1 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
2 lb dates
4 slices honey-dipped pineapple
1 cup almonds
1 cup Brazil nuts
2 cups pecans

Directions:

Cream butter, add honey, eggs and vanilla and beat till thorooughly mixed. Mix flour, baking soda and cinnamon together. Cut dates and pineapple into bite size pieces. Break nuts into small pieces. Mix creamed mixture and flour mixture together. Fold in dates, pineapple, almonds, Brazil nuts and pecans. Bake at 350 F for 10 minutes.

Irene sent me a copy of her very nice little recipe book, 'Vegetarian Delight' not too long ago, and I'm happy to recommend it to you. Check out some more sample recipes at Irene's web site:

http://sites.netscape.net/dickrundell/pleasures

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