Fruit and Nut Chews

Fruit and Nut Chews

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

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

 

About 4 dozen cookies

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.
Makes About 4 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
This recipe is based on an old family favorite of Kathy Eich, our kitchen tester. She updated the recipe with pistachio nuts and white vanilla baking chips.
For a pretty presentation, serve these treats in small foil cups.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 50mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 15g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.