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Title: Refrigerator Cookies
Categories: Diet Dessert Cookie Diabetic
Yield: 32 Servings

1/2cButter or Margarine
1 Egg
1tsBaking powder
1cDates, unsugared, chopped
1cCoconut, shredded
1cWalnuts or Pecans

Cream butter, egg and vanilla until mixed and fluffy. Beat in dry ingredients gradually mixing well after each addition. Mix in dates, coconut and 1/ c of the nuts. Form dough into two 1-1/2 inch logs. Roll logs into remaining nuts (1/4 c each). Wrap in waxed paper and chill (or freeze) until firm enough to slice. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Slice cookies 1/4 inch thick and place on a nonstick cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes until light golden brown. Cool on wire racks.

2 cookies = 1 fat, 1/2 fruit, 1/4 brd, 95 cal. carbs = 11.5, pro = 1, f = 5

Approved by the Diabetic Assoc.