A soft and chewy cookie full of wholesome delicious ingredients!
3 large ripe bananas
1 tsp vanilla extract
¼ cup coconut oil, melted but cooled
2 cups rolled oats
2/3 cup almond meal (can grind almonds in coffee grinder or buy pre-ground)
1/3 cup coconut, finely shredded and unsweetened
½ tsp cinnamon
Scant ½ tsp unrefined sea salt
1 tsp baking powder
½ cup add-ins – raisins, cranberries, dark organic chocolate chips, etc
Preheat oven to 350ºF with racks in the top third.
In a large bowl, mash banana well. Add vanilla extract and coconut oil. Set aside.
In another bowl, mix together oats, almond meal, shredded coconut, cinnamon, salt, and baking powder. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and stir until combined. Fold in the add-ins.
The dough is a bit looser than standard cookie dough; perfectly fine. Drop dollops of the batter, about 2 teaspoons in size, an inch apart, onto a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 12-14 minutes.
Makes about 3 dozen bite-sized cookies.
Recipe courtesy of InspireHealth