13 November 2013

banana oatmeal power cookies


I have a confession to make: I love cookies. I know some of you will always choose cupcakes, pastries, donuts, or some other sweet treat instead, but I have this undeniable love for cookies. More specifically, warm, just-out-of-the-oven cookies. Mouth-watering! So you can imagine my skepticism when I came across The Burlap Bag's recipe for 2-ingredient cookies using ripe bananas and oatmeal. How can they be that easy to make? I had to try it, and they are so delicious. Just the right amount of sweetness and chewiness. 

They cover all areas, really. Breakfast, lunch, dessert... I would eat these any time of the day. And, bonus, they're healthy! I call them 'power' cookies because they're perfect to save for later and grab one on the go. Add in nuts, raisins, chocolate chips, cinnamon, or even almond butter for a little extra flavour. Just try not to devour the whole batch in one sitting ;) Have a sweet Wednesday! xo


Two ripe bananas
1 c. Whole grain oats
Handful raw almonds, chopped
+ Anything else you choose!

Add the oatmeal to the bananas in a large mixing bowl and mash until oats are coated. Mix in the almonds or any other add-ins that you wish. Scoop onto a lightly greased cookie sheet and bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees. Makes about 15 delicious (and easy) cookies!

5 comments:

  1. They look totally yummy! I am a cookie nut too but use my self control to not make or buy them. These look too good to be true...I will have to cave in....

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  2. These look so good! I have the WORST sweet tooth so anything I can disguise as a treat, but is actually healthy, is always good :) Definitely need to try these out!
    xo,
    Megan
    Bespeckled With Freckles

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  3. Did these the other day with chocolate chip!!! Totally defeats the purpose hahaha but they are yummy :) Def going to try with almonds next time!

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  4. Mhmm these looks so good and also healthy. Just save this recipe. Thanks for sharing this. Definitely try this.
    xo, Petra

    http://www.sweetsoflife86.blogspot.com

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  5. I will definitely have to try these! They look delicious!
    ~Ashleigh {Dazzle by Day}
    www.dazzlebyday.com

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