Sweet & Natural, Deserts withour Sugar, Honey, Molasses or Artificial Sweetners
by Janet Warrington.
1 cup *sweet milk* recipe follows
1/3 cup packed pitted dates
2 teaspoon vanilla
1 large egg or equilivent
1/3 cup applesauce or mashed banana
1 3/4 cup old fashioned rolled oats
1 cup whole wheat flour
2 tablespoons lowfat soy flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon <I would use
pinch ground cloves
1/2 cups raisins
prepare cookie sheets with oil or spray coombine in blender on low the
sweet milk, dates, vanillla, egg and mashed fruit, blend til uniform
Add to oatmeal in bowl, stir with a spoon. Let set for about 5 minutes to moisten oatmeal.
Meahwhile, in large mixing bowl combine flours, baking powder, salt and spices.
Turn on over to 350F
Add oat mixture to dry ingredients, mix well
Add raisins, stir.
Drop by teaspoonful onto prepared cookie sheets. Bake 12 - 15 minutes
until lightly browned and toothpick inserted into center of middle
cokkie comes out clean. Remove from pan, cool, store in airtight
containier in refrigerator. Freezes well.
2 cups reconstituted nonfat milk <could probably use fresh nonfat or soy or rice milk>
2/3 cup raisins
combine milk and raisins in a jar, cover and refrigerate at least overnight, best for 3 days.
Strain milk to remove raisins which will become mushy and flat.