Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies (Makes 36 2-inch Cookies)

Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 25 mins

egg free

nut free

gluten free

Ingredients

  • 3 bananas (preferably ripe or spotty bananas)
  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup pitted and chopped dried dates
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips, walnuts or raisins
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Mash bananas in a bowl, and mix in the remaining ingredients.

3. Using a mini ice cream scoop or tablespoon, place the batter onto a Silpat or parchment-lined baking sheet.

4. Bake for 25 Minutes.

** To make into bars – place dough in a greased 7×11 dish, bake for 35-40 minutes then allow to cool. Cut into bars or squares.

To Freeze: allow cookies to cool after baking then place in a Ziploc bag, label and freeze for up to 3 months.