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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 66.8
  • Total Fat: 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 4.0 mg
  • Sodium: 55.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 1.1 g

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Banana Oatmeal Cookies


Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Introduction

Banana and oatmeal are a perfect pair in these not-too-sweet treats. Banana and oatmeal are a perfect pair in these not-too-sweet treats.
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    Canola oil spray

    3/4 cup whole wheat flour

    1/4 tsp. salt

    1/4 tsp. baking soda

    1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon

    1 cup quick-cooking oats (not instant)

    1/3 cup raisins

    1/4 cup chopped walnuts

    1 large egg white

    3 Tbsp. butter (preferably unsalted), cut in 1/2-inch pieces

    1/2 cup (packed) dark brown sugar

    1 small banana, cut in 1-inch pieces

    1 tsp. vanilla extract

Tips

Printed with permission from the American Institute for Cancer Research


Directions

1. Set baking racks in top and lower thirds of the oven. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Coat 2 baking pans or cookie sheets with oil spray.


2. Whisk together flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon and allspice in a mixing bowl. Mix in oats, raisins and nuts.


3. In a blender on medium speed, mix egg white, butter and sugar until smooth. Blend in banana and vanilla until mixture is smooth. Pour banana mixture into bowl with dry ingredients, mixing with spatula until well combined. Batter will be fairly stiff.


4. Drop batter by walnut-size spoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets, spacing cookies at least 2 inches apart. Flatten them slightly with the back of a wet spoon, wetting spoon frequently between cookies, to make 2-inch cookies.


5. Bake 10 minutes. Switch position of pans in oven. Bake an additional 5 to 8 minutes or until cookies are golden brown and almost firm in the center when pressed with a finger. Transfer cookies to a baking rack and cool. Stored in airtight container, these cookies keep up to 1 week.


Makes 24 servings.


The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) is the cancer charity that fosters research on diet and cancer and educates the public about the results.





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  • Incredible!
    25 of 25 people found this review helpful
    these are sooo good,, hubby got ahold of them so i had to make a dbl batch today,, didnt use nuts or raisins and only put them in for 8 minutes,, they come out soft and chewy,, great with coffee or milk. will deffinately make these over and over again! - 1/14/09

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  • Incredible!
    19 of 20 people found this review helpful
    This is the best guilt free cookie i have ever tasted in my life and right now i am on a diet and i feel no guilt. It is very good with or without the walnuts. I high recomend it, if you are someone reading this recipe right now. MAKE IT!!! :D - 8/7/07

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  • Very Good
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Very good more banana bread then oatmeal cookies, nice and moist. I did not use walnuts or all-spice and substituted butter for smart blend. The cookies came out great. I will be making this recipe again. I did not get 24 cookies, I got less than a dozen so the cookies are pretty small. - 9/27/08

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  • 10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    cookies were very good, only problem was limiting how many i ate. - 6/11/09

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  • Very Good
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Only baked for 10 minutes, total! Turned out great! - 1/18/09

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  • Very Good
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Had a beat-up banana I didn't want to toss so just made these and they are quite good. I used the whole egg, half quick, half old-fashioned oats and twice as much allspice (accidentally). They are soft, came off the cookie sheet well and taste great. Thanks! - 8/7/09

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  • Very Good
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    These are very good cookies and I will definately make them again. Caution: Mine were done in 9 to 10 min. - 6/16/08

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Baked for total of 8 minutes. followed the recipe exactly. they are great! - 1/3/10

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I love these! My kids too. I agree that they could be cooked for a little bit less time. - 8/28/09

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  • Very Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Made these this morning. I used whole wheat flour and no nuts or raisins. They were good. I already ate too many of them. I agree - cook less time. I cooked them about 12 min. - 3/27/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    These were very good. I only baked them for about 10 minutes total at 400 and they got a little bit dark so next time I will know to cut the time a bit. - 12/18/08

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  • 5 of 12 people found this review helpful
    How many cookies is 1 serving? 1 cookie isn't worth the calories even though they sound quite yummy. - 1/16/08

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  • Very Good
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Not quite as good as grandmas with more butter in them. Successfully made this recipe with whole grain spelt flour for flour, 1.25tsp Stevia liquid for sugar, 1/4c egg substitute for egg white, and coconut oil for butter. - 4/18/07

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  • 5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Mmm...My 13 year old made these for ME by HERSELF!! And they were DEEEE LICIOUS!!
    A yummy treat for an EASY DIET!!
    THANKYOU!! - 4/17/07

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    DEFINITELY RECOMMEND! tastes like the real thing!! i didn't use allspice or vanilla extract but still turned out superb. Definitely try it..they don't taste diet at all. - 4/11/10

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I've made this recipe twice now in 3 days and doubled the ingredients each time to make more ..... my hubby and girls just love them so much. I used almonds instead of walnut - very good. - 12/31/08

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    These were good. We live at such a high altitude that I needed to add more flour, but they were still moist. I agree with other comments in that they have more of a
    banana bread flavor. - 10/30/08

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Great cookies - my roommates all love them, and they don't even know the health benefits of them. I substituted 1/4 cup of wheat flour instead of purely unbleached - yummy! - 11/17/07

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    These are terrific! I used regular Quaker Old Fashioned oats (instead of quick oats) because I had them on hand and it worked out just fine. I got about 20 cookies per batch. Great recipe! - 5/5/13

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I made these yesterday. As long as you make sure not to over bake them - They are AWESOME - 3/31/08

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  • Good
    2 of 7 people found this review helpful
    These sound good... too bad I couldn't eat just one! That's why I don't bake... - 12/8/12

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    very good! I made them today and my whole family loved them. - 7/26/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very yummy; don't like bananas very much and this is a great way to get some into my diet. - 1/16/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very moist! Tate just like a banana bread. My husband loved them. I cooked at 400 and let them cool and they cam out perfectly. Any less time and I think they would have been underdone! - 1/15/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    i used almonds instead of walnuts plus a tablespoon of cocoa powder, didnt have any vanilla extract or banana though... theyre amazing! so so good! - 5/5/08

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Good cookie and great that it's lo-cal/healthy. - 3/19/08

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  • O.K.
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    400 was too hot - turned down and still burnt the cookies. - 11/22/13

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I'm always looking for recipes using WW flour & to use up the frozen overripe bannanas (worked fine in lieu of fresh). I used extra Craisins; left out walnuts. Allspice wasn't listed in the ingredients-I added 1/4 tsp. Added only 2 min. of baking after the original 10. Great cookie! - 12/12/12

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I think 1 cookie is a serving - (looking at AICR website). I had to divide dough carefully to get 24 before forming cookies. My batch burned in 10 minutes, and I did rest of cookies at 8 - 9 min. Nice flavor. Thanks for sharing! - 11/16/11

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    WONDERFUL! I love anything banana flavored, but when it's super easy to bake and pretty healthy, it can't get any better can it? These are absolutely delicious - I only left them in for about 8 and a half minutes so they'd stay chewy. Thinking about adding chocolate chips next time too. So good! - 7/2/11

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    These were delicious. I didn't use nuts or raisins, but they still were great! - 9/28/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Absolutely WONDERFUL. I had to add more flour than the recepie called for (maybe I have a really good blender) but the cookies were excellent!!!! - 9/3/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    These are sooooo good!!! No raisins or nuts, but I added LOTS of banana. Also, I used white sugar instead of brown--didn't have any in the cabinet! Fantastic... - 7/7/07

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very good with a cup of coffee or hot tea for a quick breakfast. - 7/3/07

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very tasty and filling. Unlike store bought cookies, you can actually stop eating at a reasonable amount of calories! The banana is a nice change from the other oatmeal cookie recipes I have made. - 4/1/07

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is a nice change from bannan bread. My kids loved them too. Very yummy. - 3/22/07

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very moist and good flavor. Nice change from making banana nut bread! Will make again. - 3/16/07

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  • I noticed the directions mention allspice, but it's not listed on the ingredient list. So I guessed at the amount. I should've cut down on the time since mine were too dark on the bottom. Maybe that's why they were crunchy on the outside & soft on the inside, which I really liked. - 2/18/14

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it make it - 1/13/14

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  • Bad
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    The Allspice is not in the list of ingredients, so I had to guess how much to use. The baking time is incorrect. I baked for 10 minutes, switched to other rack, baked 5 minutes and had burnt cookies. Will modify this recipe before trying again. - 12/23/13

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  • These are so good. DH loves them. Thanks for the recipe.I am going to grind some oats in to flour and chek that out too. Great !!

    Pat in Maine. - 12/10/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Can I use steel cut oats?
    - 12/9/13

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  • Very good cookie, excellent for breakfast! I only baked 1 tray full and 8-10 minutes is plenty. - 12/8/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I might give those a try. - 12/8/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    try - 12/8/13

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  • Very good! My husband hates raisins and my son can't eat nuts, so I added some regular rolled oats for chewiness. I used a small whole egg because egg yolks are a source of lutein and zeaxanthin. They turned out great.

    http://www.luteininfo.com

    http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/70/2/2
    47.short - 10/24/13

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  • My husband and I love this recipe. I left out the raisins and added allspice and vanilla for Extra flavor - 10/5/13

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  • Excellent, I wish I doubled the recipe. This is a keeper! - 9/12/13

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  • Very tasty, I used almond flour and flax eggs, yum - 7/13/13

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  • These have become a favorite recipe of mine. They are not too sweet. I have made them 2 times and I will definetly make them again. - 7/13/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Can you substitute anything else for the egg white? I can substitute vegan "butter" - If I can use an non-animal product instead of the egg white, that would make the recipe vegan... and me very happy :0) - 5/6/13

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  • Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I think it might have been me but I only had old fashioned oats, so I used them instead of quick cook and these just didn't have much flavor and I didn't see where it said how much allspice. - 5/5/13

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  • These are absolutely divine! I made a batch today and my grandma and I both loved them. Will be perfect for breakfast with my morning milk and yogurt. - 5/4/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Oh I must be blind - I can't find how much All-spice to use in the recipe. Could someone help me please. - 5/3/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    The ingredients list is missing all spice which is mentioned in the instructions and included in the nutrition calculation. Also, the nutrition is based on regular white flour rather than whole wheat flour...not sure how much it will affect the nutrition. - 5/3/13

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  • Not too decadent, but pretty good. They definitely don't need as long to cook as the recipe says. 10 minutes was plenty for me. - 5/3/13

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  • Made these this afternoon with my little girl, and she loved them. For a toddler with a picky palette that's pretty fantastic! It helps to know that they're good for her too. - 5/3/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I don't believe the serving per recipe is correct maybe should take another look at it. - 5/3/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Thank you for sharing - 5/3/13

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  • Just made these GREAT cookies. I made half with a bigger scoop for family and the walnut size for ME. Now I have about 10 cookies that are my very own. Just big enough to get that 'sweet' fix. Thanks 5-3-2013 - 5/3/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    love oatmeal cookies . - 5/3/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I don't see allspice in the recipe. From your comments, there must be 24 cookies when made, so 1 cookie is a serving? - 5/3/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    These sound interesting and I think they would be easy to make with a gluten free flour. - 5/3/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    These look great! But a little confused about the Nutritional Info. Are these 66.8 kj per biscuit when the recipe makes 24? Because it says that the recipe makes one serve on the nutritional info? - 5/3/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    These cookies were so great! I added pumpkin seeds, pistachios, pecans, and a little dark chocolate chips. Also, I used applesauce instead of butter and it turned out very nice. Everyone at work loved them! - 4/16/13

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  • Bananas and oatmeal what a great combo, My daughter loves these and so do I. - 3/14/13

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  • a real winner! - 3/4/13

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  • i loved them. very good. - 2/27/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    THERE IS SUPPOSE TO BE ALLSPICE IN THIS RECIPE. I ADDED 1/2 TEA - 2/27/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    these do sound good & I am going to make these
    - 2/12/13

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  • I added the whole egg
    I added 1.5 cups flour
    I added chocolate chips
    - 2/6/13

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  • WOW!!!. these cookies are amazing, the first cookie I ever made from scratch and it came out perfect. am on a diet and I feelbad eating so much of it. Ooops!! - 2/4/13

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  • I left out the walnyrs,a nd raisins and added PB2 and dark cholocate chips. Mine only made 17 but were still only 80 caloreis. They were soo good! I am very glad I found this recipe - 1/31/13

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  • I loved them. I made them with whole wheat pastry flour. Allspice was in the directions but not in the ingredient list so I added a bit. I can't wait to make them for my grandchildren. - 1/1/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Haven't tried yet, but the mixing of wet ingredients in a blender looks like a great way to help make cookies light/soft. Looking forward to trying! - 1/1/13

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  • See MSNEMOMMY comments to use Spelt flour, coconut oil for butter, and 1.25 tsp of liquid stevia instead of sugar. - 12/18/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Recipe does not list allspice. - 12/18/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Based on all the comments, I am looking forward to trying these. I suspect, though, that the prep time of 5 minutes is way too low, something I find often with Spark recipes. But, can't wait to try! - 12/10/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Everyone, check the ingredients!!! I clicked on Create a Recipe Makeover and found bizarre ingred. amounts and white flour not who wheat. I redid all ingredients. - 12/9/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Has anyone made these with craisins instead of raisins? - 12/9/12

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  • Awesome treat. Feel like I am cheating. - 12/8/12

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Looks like an easy recipe for me to follow. Thanks for sharing! - 12/8/12

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  • These cookies prove quite tasty with a nice hot "cuppa" tea! - 12/8/12

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  • OMG .....cookies are wonderful ...tastes like a combination of oatmeal cookie and banana bread! - 12/8/12

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  • Directions say whisk in allspice but there is not any allspice in the ingredient list How much allspice do you whisk in with the dry ingredients? - 12/8/12

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  • I did substitute Splenda Brown Sugar, but everything else stayed the same. They are delicious!!! - 12/8/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Will try this cookie for a cookie exchange next weekend..think I'll sub almond extract for the vanilla. - 12/8/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds great. I will make them today for family dinner. - 12/8/12

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  • Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Una muy buena idea, pero creo que seria mas sana, si en vez de utilizar aceite de canola que es cancerigeni, se utilizara, por ejemplo, aceite de girasol, rico en vitamina K, ademas de antioxidantes naturales, y no proporciona sabor alguno, otro muy bueno seria el aceite de coco, cientificamente dem - 12/8/12

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is really good recipe! I used unsweetened applesauce instead of butter and used almonds and dried blueberries instead of the walnuts and raisins(what I had on hand) but so good I will so make this again! - 9/26/12

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  • Do NOT cook these for 15 minutes! The batch that cooked for 8 minutes was delicious... didnt use the walnuts or raisins (out of preference) but added a few bitter sweet chocolate chips... really good! - 9/22/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    this sounds good - 8/27/12

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  • Use ripe bananas and mash them and use applesauce in lace of the butter. Works wonders. - 11/4/11

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  • Excellent and delicious cookies - 8/20/11

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made these just now - used whole wheat flour, subbed Smart Balance for butter, 1/4 c liquid egg instead of the white and splenda instead of brown sugar. I also didn't have allspice so I used pumpkin pie spice instead, and cooked for 10 min exactly. Even without nuts/fruit they were amazing, and I - 5/1/11

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  • These are the greatist cookies. I have gave it the highest rating and needs to get first prize by me. - 4/17/11

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  • Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very good but serving size for points is only one cookie. - 3/6/11

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds great! - 2/21/11

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  • So great! I used almonds and added about 1/4 cup water to moisten it up. YUM, YUM and YUM! - 2/19/11

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  • USED SPLENDA BROWN SUGAR BLEND AND WHEAT FLOUR--- HAD THREE PEOPLE ASK FOR THE RECIPE - 2/18/11

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