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Banana Oat Breakfast Cookie – Low Calories Recipe

Prep: 20 minutes

Bake: 14 minutes per batch

Oven: 350°f

Makes: 12 breakfast cookies

Ingredients:

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • Half cup mashed banana (1 large)
  • Half cup chunky natural peanut butter (unsalted and unsweetened) or regular chunky peanut butter
  • Half cup honey
  • One teaspoon vanilla
  • One cup rolled oats
  • Half cup whole wheat flour
  • Quarter cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • Two teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • Quarter teaspoon baking soda
  • One cup dried cranberries or raisins
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– George Herbert

Energy value

  • calories 227 kcal
  • protein 6g
  • fat 6g
  • carbohydrates 37g
  • cholesterol 37mg
  • sodium 77mg
  • dietary fibre 4g

Preparation:

  1.  Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly coat two cookie sheets with cooking spray; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl stir together banana, peanut butter, honey, and vanilla.
  3. In a small bowl combine oats, flour, milk powder, cinnamon, and baking soda.
  4. Stir oat mixture into banana mixture until combined.
  5. Stir in dried cranberries.
  6. Use a 1⁄4-cup measure or scoop to drop mounds of dough about 3 inches apart onto prepared baking sheets.
  7. Dip a thin metal or small plastic spatula into water; flatten and spread each mound of dough into a 23⁄4-inch round, about half inch thick.
  8. Bake, one cookie sheet at a time, for 14 to 16 minutes or until light brown. Transfer to wire racks; cool completely.
  9. Layer cookies between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover.
  10. Store at room temperature for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 2 months.
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