Banana Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookie Recipe
This dietitian-approved healthy cookie recipe is sure to please kids and adults. Pack them in your lunch or enjoy them as a healthy snack or dessert.
Makes 40 small cookies
What you need:
1/2 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 overly ripe medium-sized bananas
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
3 cups oatmeal (dry quick rolled oats)
3/4 cup chocolate chips
How you prepare:
- In a large bowl beat together the egg, butter, brown sugar, vanilla, and banana until well beaten.
- Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
- Drop by rounded tablespoons onto baking sheets.
- Bake 350F for 10-15 minutes until golden.
Nutrition information per cookie:
1.8 g Protein
14.1 g Carbohydrates
4.0 g Fat
1.5 g Fibre
This recipe is adapted from the recipe “Banana Oatmeal Cookies” from the book “Eating Light Eating Right” by Shauna Ratner and Frances Johnson.
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