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Banana Oat Breakfast Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min./batch

Makes

1 dozen

I used to buy name-brand breakfast cookies from the supermarket, but since I found this recipe I've enjoyed making my cookies more than buying them.—Linda Burciaga
Banana Oat Breakfast Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium)
  • 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup dried cranberries or raisins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Beat bananas, peanut butter, honey and vanilla until blended. In another bowl, combine next 6 ingredients; gradually beat into wet mixture. Stir in dried cranberries.
  2. Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls 3 inches apart onto greased baking sheets; flatten to 1/2-in. thickness.
  3. Bake until golden brown, 14-16 minutes. Cool on pans 5 minutes. Remove to wire racks. Serve warm or at room temperature. To reheat, microwave each cookie on high just until warmed, 15-20 seconds.

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 212 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 186mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein.

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