Gently rinse the cranberry with lukewarm water. Chop nuts into desired sizes.
Put the ★ ingredients in a bowl, and gently mix.
Then add the ◎ ingredients, and combine evenly.
Add water and mix some more. If it is still too dry to form, add a little extra water.
Shape about 1 tablespoon of mixture into a ball for each cookie, and place on the baking tray. Press down with your palm to a 5-6 cm thickness.
Bake in a preheated oven at 150-160°C for about 30 minutes. Make sure to bake through to the centre.
Story Behind this Recipe
I wanted make healthy and delicious cookies. These are rich in iron and fiber, so they also make a great snack when you're on a diet.
If they're not crispy to the inside after they cool, please bake an extra 10 minutes. Except for the cranberry, you can substitute the ★ ingredients with those of your choice. Chocolate, walnuts, apricot, or raisins are a great option.