Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas mark 4
Mix together the cornflour, oil, apricots, dates and vanilla. Add a little water or soya milk to aid mixing. Add the crushed pineapple and walnuts. Sift together the flour and salt. Combine flour with the moist mixture. Blend thoroughly.
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheets. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Do not overbake. Cool on wire racks.