High on the Mountain Top
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Shuswap Lake B.C., Canada.
Interest: cycling, hiking (snowshoeing in Winter), skiing, cooking, gardening,photography, etc. etc. and motorcycling, too
Cookies to take hiking.
FRUIT AND NUT CHEWS
1/2 cup liquid honey
2 egg yolks, lightly beaten
1 cup shredded coconut
1 cup cut up dates
1 cup finely ground nuts
1 cup seedless raisins
1/2 cup wheat germ
2 egg whites
You could substitute the 1 cup of coconut with 1/2 cup coconut, 1/4 cup sesame seeds, 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
substitute the 1 cup finely ground nuts with 3/4 cup ground nuts and 1/4 cup slivered almonds
substitute the 1 cup seedless raisins with 1 cup of mixed dried fruits. ie: raisins,cranberries, apricots, etc. etc.
Heat oven to 325. Grease cookie sheets. Stir honey and egg yolks together. Stir in coconut, dates, nuts, raisins and wheat germ.
Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form and fold into fruit-nut mixture. Drop by heaping teaspoons onto cookie sheets and press down lightly with tines of fork.
Bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool slightly before removing from pan. Makes around 2 1/2 dozen.