Banana Bread Breakfast Cookies
 
 
Serves: Makes 12 cookies
Ingredients
  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed until smooth & creamy
  • ⅓ cup natural peanut butter
  • ⅔ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder (can be made without, cookie will just be lower in protein)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1½ cups rolled old-fashioned oatmeal
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 Tbsp. dark chocolate chips (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, mix mashed banana & peanut butter until completely combined then add in the applesauce, vanilla protein powder & the vanilla. Mix again until completely combined.
  3. Add in the oatmeal and walnuts to the banana mixture and stir to combine.
  4. Let dough rest for 10 minutes.
  5. Drop cookie dough, by spoonfuls, onto a parchment paper lined cookie sheet & flatten dough into circles. Press the chocolate chips into the tops of the cookies if desired.
  6. Bake cookies approx. 20-30 minutes or until golden brown & done. Remove from oven and allow to rest on cookie sheet for 5 minutes, and then move to cooling rack.
  7. When cookies are completely cool, store in a covered container. Enjoy!
Nutrition Information
Calories: 128 Fat: 6g Carbohydrates: 12g Sugar: 3g Sodium: 29mg Fiber: 2g Protein: 6g Cholesterol: 0mg
Recipe by Haute & Healthy Living at https://www.hauteandhealthyliving.com/recipe-box/banana-bread-breakfast-cookies/