Monday, March 26, 2012

No sugar added Oat Cookies, made with Bananas!




Okay so I kind of lied in the title.   These do contain sugar because I added chocolate chips.   You can take them out and substitute some raisins, craisins,  or any other dried fruit if you wanted but I was really craving chocolate when I made these so I went ahead and added them.   These are simple little cookies that don't carry all the guilt of traditional cookies.    Enjoy! 

3 bananas, smashed
1 1/2 Cups Old Fashioned Oats
1 Cup Unsweetened Shredded Coconut
1/2 tsp. Salt
1 tsp. Cinnamon
1/8 tsp. Cloves
1/8 tsp. Nutmeg
1/2 Cup Walnuts
1 Cup Chocolate Chips
1/4 Cup Vegetable Oil
1 tsp. Vanilla Extract

Direction:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  

In a large bowl combine the oats, coconut, salt, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, walnuts and chocolate chips.    Stir to combine.



In a small bowl combine the mashed bananas, oil, and vanilla extract.   Stir to combine. 



Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients.   Give it a good stir until all the ingredients are wet.   It will be a bit crumbly.  



Take a scoop to have uniform cookies.   With your hands, mold the cookies into a ball.   Place on a cookie sheet and then press the cookies down into a cookie shape.   They will not melt down since they do not contain any flour or butter so keep that in mind when molding them.   They will stay exactly how you place them on the cookie sheet.  

Bake for 10-12 minutes until the edges of the cookie start to brown.  



12 comments:

  1. Yum these look great Sarah :)

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  2. ohhhh yeah baby!!
    making these TOMORROW!!

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  3. i think i should have been making these last night...rather than the full buttery sugary cookies i made...but it had just been toooo long since i had made true homemade cookies so i went for it...i need to save this recipe as a healthier next batch ;) they look JUST AS yummy!

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  4. These look great! Thanks very much :)

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  5. You had me at oats, bananas, and chocolate chips! Yum! One of my favorite combinations ever.

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  6. minus the chocolate chips, these are vegan and they look delicious!

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  7. I made them with raisins and they are fabulous!! thank you

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  8. Yum, sooo going to make these....with the choc chips....cause I live on the dangerous side...muahaha

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  9. Yum, sooo going to make these....with the choc chips....cause I live on the dangerous side...muahaha

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  10. Yum, sooo going to make these....with the choc chips....cause I live on the dangerous side...muahaha

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  11. Yum, sooo going to make these....with the choc chips....cause I live on the dangerous side...muahaha

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