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Pinto Bean Applesauce Raisin Cookies

Prepared by: Susan Mills-Gray,
Nutrition Specialist,

University of Missouri Extension

September 4, 2016

 

Yield: Makes 2 dozen (serving size 1 cookie)

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter or shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup pinto beans, cooked and pureed
  • 3/4 cup chunky applesauce
  • 2¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup nuts
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins

 

Preparation

  • Preheat oven to 375F. In a food processor or blender put sugar and shortening and cream, add eggs and blend well. Add pureed pinto beans and applesauce, beat until fluffy.
  • Combine dry ingredients in a small bowl; add to creamed mixture and mix until smooth. Stir in nuts and raisins. Drop by tablespoons onto greased cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 15 – 17 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on rack.

 

 

Source: U.S. Dry Bean Council

 

Related recipes:
Preparing Dry Beans
Berry Bean Bread
Spicy Pinto Bean Hummus
Berry Bean Bread

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