Thursday, September 16, 2010

Oatmeal Banana Chip Cookies

Oh yes, I said it! Oatmeal Banana Chip Cookies...your probably thinking, all those awesome ingredients in the SAME cookie?! Oh yes! SO Sinful, right?
Think again! think your Smart Snacker would set you up for a diet sabotage? No way! I am on your side and that's why you have got to get in your kitchen and bake these tasty, healthlier treats that will satisfy your taste bud without undoing all your hard, healthy work!

Recipe adapted from
Makes approximately 25 cookies
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup oats
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1 tbsp ground flaxseed meal
1/4 cup agave nectar
1/4 cup soy milk
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 tbsp canola oil
1 ripe banana
1/2 cup chocolate chips

  • Preheat oven to 350*F. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Mix well until batter is blended evenly.
  • Use a tablespoon to portion cookies on a greased baking sheet, approximately 1-2 inches apart.
  • Bake cookies for 10-12 minutes.
  • Remove cookies from baking sheet and allow to cool on wire rack.
  • Eat and enjoy!
The skinny: 78 calories a-pop, 2 gm fat, 2 gm fiber, 1 gm protein
 (Nutrition provided by my at home food processor)

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