Oatmeal Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Oct. 30, 2012

Is it really possible to have a cookie recipe that doesn't call for any sugar or butter but still produces cookies just as sweet and delicious as the ones you're normally used to eating? Well, not only are these treats incredibly easy to make -- even for moms that rarely bake -- they're nutritious and tons of fun for kids to get involved in making.

Ingredients

Bananas 3 Large (preferably ripe or spotty bananas)
Oats 2 Cup (32 tbs) (old fashioned)
Dried dates 1 Cup (16 tbs) , pitted and chopped
Oil 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Cinnamon 1/2 Teaspoon
Chocolate chips 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Walnut 1/8 Cup (2 tbs)
Raisin 1/8 Cup (2 tbs)
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon

Directions

GETTING READY

1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

MAKING

2. Mash bananas in a bowl, and mix in the remaining ingredients.

3. Allow the mixture to sit for 10 minutes.

4. Using a mini ice cream scoop or tablespoon, place the batter onto a Silpat or parchment-lined baking sheet.

4. Bake for 25 Minutes.

5. Let it cool.

SERVING

7. Serve it with milk or coffee.

TIPS

- To make into bars – place dough in a greased 7×11 dish, bake for 35-40 minutes then allow cooling. Cut into bars or squares.

- To Freeze: allow cookies to cool after baking then place in a Ziploc bag, label and freeze for up to 3 months.

Recipe Summary

Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 30

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 107Calories from Fat 29

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.6%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 20 mg0.83%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 8 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet