Mixed Fruit Squares

Makes 12 servings.


1 (8-ounce) package dried mixed fruit, finely chopped
¼ cup dark raisins
1 ¼ cups water
8 tablespoons margarine, cut into pieces
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
5 ½ teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 18 packets Equal® Sweetener™ or ¾ cup Equal® Spoonful™
1 teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon ground ginger
¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
¼ cup chopped walnuts


1. Combine dried fruit, raisins, and water in medium saucepan; heat to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until fruit is tender and water is absorbed, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and add margarine, stirring until melted; cool to room temperature.
2. Mix eggs and vanilla into fruit mixture; mix in combined flour, Equal® , baking soda, salt, and spices. Spread batter evenly in greased baking dish, 11 x 7 x 2-inches; sprinkle with walnuts.
3. Bake in preheated 350°F (175°C) oven until cake springs back when touched lightly, 30 to 35 minutes. Cool on wire rack; cut into squares. Makes 2 dozen squares.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories 99
Protein 2g
Carbohydrate 13g
Fat 5g
Cholesterol 18mg
Sodium 127mg

Diabetic Food Exchanges: ½ Fruit, ½ Bread, 1 Fat

Additional comments:

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

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