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41
Calories 
6g
Carbs 
2g
Fat 
1g
Protein 
1
Weight Watchers® SmartPoints™
(1 PointsPlus®)

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Recipe

So in trying to name these cookies, my boyfriend suggested Bananakies, a combination of banana and cookie. Not being able to come with anything else, I went with it and thus we have bananakies. These cookies are surprisingly healthy combining health whole grain oats, bananas, coconut, and almonds with a touch of sweetness from some dark chocolate. I based them off a number of recipes I have read for healthy cookies and oat based cookies, adding a few of my favorite ingredients.

Prep Time

Banana Chocolate Oat Cookies (Bananakies)

2
Prep Time: 
Cook Time: 
Total Time: 

Ingredients

45
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 3 U ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 2/3 cup almonds, chopped
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup dark chocolate chips

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 
1 cookie (18g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 41
Calories from Fat 17
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g
3%
Saturated Fat 1g
4%
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 36mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate 6g
2%
Dietary Fiber 1g
4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 1g

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a food processor, pulse the almonds to create almond meal which should be the consistency of sand.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the oats, salt, baking powder, coconut, almonds, and cinnamon together so everything is well combined.
  4. In another mixing bowl, combine your wet ingredients – mashed bananas, vanilla extract, and unsweetened apple sauce.
  5. Mix together the dry and wet ingredients until well combined. The dough will be a little moist which is what you want.
  6. Fold in the chocolate chips. Drop 1/2 tablespoon of dough onto a baking sheet lined with parchment (or cooking spray) and cook for 14-16 minutes. Enjoy!
† SmartPoints™ and PointsPlus® calculated by Slender Kitchen; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc.
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45 servings 1 cookie (18g) 41 cal 6 g 2 g 1 g 1 g 1 g 0 g 36 g 2 g

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