Fruit Cookies

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3 Bananas, medium sized ripe
1 ½ C Coarsely chopped mixed dried fruits (such as dates, apricots and raisins)
1/3 C Olive oil
1 tsp Vanilla
1/8 tsp Salt
½ C Chopped nuts (walnuts, almonds or pecans)
1 ½ C Rolled oats
½ C Oat bran, uncooked


Preheat oven to 350°F degrees. Grease 2 large cookie sheets. Mash bananas in large bowl until smooth (you should have about 1-1/2 cups). Stir in oil, vanilla and salt. Add oats, oat bran, mixed fruits and nuts; stir well to combine. Drop by rounded measuring tablespoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheets, about 1 inch apart. Flatten out slightly with back of spoon. Bake about 20-25 minutes or until bottom and edges of cookies are lightly browned. Transfer cookies onto wire rack to cool completely. Store in refrigerator. Makes 2 dozen.

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