Coconut Date Cookies


 Coconut Date Cookies


Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Yields: 15-25 cookies



6-7 dried pitted dates

1 cup rolled oats

2 cups whole-wheat flour

1/2 cup shredded coconut

1/2 cup maple syrup

1/2 tablespoon cinnamon

1/4 tablespoon nutmeg

1/2 cup olive oil



       1.  Soak dates in 1 cup of water for 30 minutes.

       2.  Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

       3.  Put all ingredients including dates in the soaking water in a blender. Blend into dough.

       4.  Form little balls and smash them into cookies. Place them on a lightly oiled cookie sheet and bake for 10


       5.  Turn them over and bake for 10 more minutes.