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Granola Cookies

No recipe image available.This is a tasty mouthful of oats, nuts and dried fruits flavored with spices and moistened with yams.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups granola
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup raisins
3/4 cup honey
1/2 cup (4 ounces) yams or sweet potatoes, mashed
2 large egg whites, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Grind granola in a blender or food processor for 2 minutes.
  3. Combine granola, flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg in a large bowl; mix well. Set aside.
  4. In a medium bowl, combine raisins, honey, yams, egg whites and vanilla. Mix until creamy.
    Blend creamed mixture to flour mixture until combined. Makes about 60 cookies.
  5. Drop dough by rounded teaspoon onto cookie sheets. Bake for about 10 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  6. Cool slightly on cookie sheets; transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

Makes 5 dozen cookies.

Tip: 1 (16-ounce) can of pumpkin yields 2 cups.