Apricot Bran Chews Recipe

Summary

CourseMethod
Dish

Ingredients

 Whole bran cereal1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (1/4 Pound Plus 4 Tablespoons, Softened)
 Firmly packed brown sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Honey1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Egg1 (1/4 Cup)
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 All purpose flour250 Milliliter (1 Cup)
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Instant nonfat dry milk1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Rolled oats1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chopped walnuts3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Finely chopped dried apricots1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4969 Calories from Fat 2445

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 276 g424.9%

Saturated Fat 99.6 g498.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 581.7 mg

Sodium 1651.9 mg68.8%

Total Carbohydrates 537 g178.9%

Dietary Fiber 53.5 g213.8%

Sugars 208.6 g

Protein 104 g207.1%

Vitamin A 192.9% Vitamin C 5.2%

Calcium 114.9% Iron 193.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Combine bran cereal and water in a small bowl; set aside.
In large bowl of an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until creamy; add egg and beat until fluffy.
Mix in honey, vanilla, and cereal mixture.
In another bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, dry milk, oats, walnuts, and apricots; gradually add to butter mixture, blending thoroughly.
Drop dough by level tablespoonfuls onto greased baking sheets, spacing cookies about 2 inches apart.
Bake in a 375° oven for 10 minutes or until golden brown and firm to the touch.
Transfer to racks and let cool.
Store airtight.
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