Fruit and Nut Chews

With sweet vanilla chips, chewy fruits and crunchy pistachios, these hearty bites offer something for everyone!

  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 48

Ingredients

1
bag (12 oz) white vanilla baking chips (2 cups)
1
bag (7 oz) flaked coconut (about 2 2/3 cups)
1
bag (6 oz) dried cherries or cranberries, coarsely chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
1
bag (7 oz) dried apricots, chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
1
bag (6 oz) roasted, salted and shelled pistachio nuts, chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Spray 2 large cookie sheets with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix all ingredients except milk with spoon to combine. Pour milk over dry ingredients; stir gently to evenly coat.
  • 3 Spoon heaping teaspoonfuls mixture onto cookie sheets. Moisten fingers with water, and gently form cookies into tighter mounds on cookie sheets.
  • 4 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies just begin to brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to waxed paper. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    130
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    50mg
    50%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    17g
    17%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    15g
    15%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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