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Oat & Banana Healthy Cookie Recipe


1 smashed ripe banana
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 cups rolled oats
½ cup desiccated coconut or ground almonds
½ cup raisins, apricots, dried blueberries or good quality dark chocolate chips
¼ cup maple syrup or honey
¼ cup vegetable oil or soft butter

Preheat your oven to 130 C

Combine all the ingredients into a large bowl.

Mix in a food processor until the mixture binds

Roll the mixture into small balls and flatten with a fork to form cookies, depending on how large you make them, the mixture should form about 15 cookies.

Bake in a moderately low oven for 30 – 35 minutes or until golden and set on the outside.

Cool and enjoy.

Tips & Tricks

Pump up the protein with a couple of scoops of protein powder for the adults.

Shape into rectangles for healthy, homemade muesli bars.