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Bran Fruit and Nut Cookies

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Prep Time: 15 Min

Total Time: 25 Min

Makes: 3 1/2 dozen cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • 2 egg whites, slightly beaten
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1-1/2 cups Post Raisin Bran Cereal
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots (optional)

Directions

  1. Mix sugar, oil, water, egg whites, cinnamon, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add cereal and flour; stir until well blended. Add walnuts and apricots; mix well.
  2. Drop rounded teaspoonfuls of dough, 2 inches apart, onto cookie sheets sprayed with cooking spray.
  3. Bake at 350°F for 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks; cool completely. Store in tightly covered container at room temperature. Makes about 3-1/2 dozen cookies.

Tips and Suggestions

Substitute: Substitute dried cherries or cranberries for the apricots. Substitute slivered almonds or pecans for the walnuts.

Nutrition Bonus: These tasty cereal-based cookies are cholesterol free.

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