Pure Fruit Cookies

Courtesy of Bev

Ingredients:

3 medium size ripe bananas (about 1 1/2 cups)
1/3 cup salad oil
1 tsp vanilla
1/8 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups rolled oats
1/2 cup uncooked oat bran or creamy-style hot cereal
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or almonds
1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped mixed dried fruits such as dates, apricots and raisins

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350. Grease 2 large cookie sheets. Mash bananas in large bowl til smooth. Stir in oil, vanilla and salt. Add oats, oat bran, mixed fruits and nuts. Stir well to combine. Drop by rounded measuring tablespoons onto prepared cookie sheets, spacing about one inch apart. Flatten slightly with back of spoon.

Bake in preheated oven til bottom and edges of cookies are lightly browned. Cool.

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