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Delicious Whole Wheat Fruitcake Cookies

Delicious Whole Wheat Fruitcake Cookies

"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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35 m servings 184 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings


  • 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

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  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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  1. 21 Ratings

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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 eg...

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I could not find my own recipe for fruitcake cookies, so this recipe was my choice. I should have gone with my gut and realized that with only two tablespoons of butter, these cookies would sti...

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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 eg...

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!

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...

Made these into 10 mini loaves. Also made some changes: used about 2 tbsp. each of honey and molasses in place of sugar, added about 1/4 cup canned pumpkin; added nutmeg and cloves; used raisins...

these cookies truly are delicious! and nutritious, I'm sure. I used honey as a substitute for sugar. Also, I added 1/2 cup of fresh strawberries because I didn't have dates, and that made the c...

This recipe makes delicious cookies. I also added 1/4 t. cloves and 1/4 t. nutmeg, to add a little additional spiceness.

This has to be the easiest cookie recipe I have tried. I adore fruit cake but dont want to wait to eat it so this is a perfect recipe for me. I followed it exactly. The dried fruit mix had the p...

they are more like little cakes than cookies! very soft and chewy and very very moist and full of taste! I put dry sweet fruit mix like coconut, mango, papaya, banana, pineapple and so on and th...

Excellent cookie. Easy to make and very tasty. Nice to have a healthier cookie. Will be making these alot.

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