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soft peanut butter banana cookies

Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Cookies

  • Author: Maggie Michalczyk, RDN
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 11 minutes
  • Total Time: 16 minutes
  • Yield: 18 cookies 1x
  • Category: nutritious treats
  • Method: bake
  • Cuisine: american

Description

Ripe bananas on your counter top?! Perfect time to make these healthy peanut butter banana cookies that are fluffy, delicious and made with simple ingredients!


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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened creamy peanut butter
  • 1 egg*
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp. coconut oil, melted
  • 1 cup bananas, mashed (roughly 2 medium to large sized ripe bananas)
  • 1 1/2 cup oat flour**
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a baking mat.
  2. In a bowl use a fork to mash your two ripe bananas.
  3. Add the peanut butter, egg, maple syrup, and melted coconut oil. Mix together
  4. In separate small bowl whisk the oat flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt.
  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry until combined. Fold in chocolate chips.
  6. Use a cookie scoop to portion cookies out onto the baking sheet and bake for 11-12 minutes.
  7. Remove, let cool and enjoy!

Notes

*Make this recipe vegan by using a flax egg in place of an egg. To make a flax egg simply combine 1 tbsp of ground flax seed with 3 tbsp. of water, mix and let stand for a few minutes before adding in with the wet ingredients.

**Make these cookies gluten free by using gluten free oat flour.

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