Banana Oatmeal Cookies

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Banana Oatmeal Cookies

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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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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!
    33 of 33 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!
    23 of 24 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
    15 of 17 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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  • 11 of 11 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
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Only baked for 10 minutes, total! Turned out great! - 1/18/09

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