Healthy Banana Oatmeal Cookies, Refined Sugar-Free

If you are looking for a healthy snack, these cookies are a must. They are:

  • simple and easy to make

  • can be made gluten free and vegan

  • refined sugar-free

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Servings: 24
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 22 minutes
Total Time: 32 minutes
Author: Helen Au

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups rolled oats

  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour (sub gluten-free flour if desired)

  • 1 large ripe banana, mashed

  • ½ cup greek yogurt (sub dairy free yogurt if vegan)

  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree

  • 1 cup chopped dates

  • ¼ cup coconut oil

  • 1 tbsp baking powder

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a large bowl, mix all the dry ingredients- rolled oats, flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon together. Set aside.

  3. In another bowl, mix together the banana, greek yogurt, pumpkin puree, coconut oil, and vanilla extract together.

  4. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients until well combined. Fold in chopped dates.

  5. Roll dough into 24 balls.

  6. Bake for 20 minutes. Remove and serve!

I hope you will enjoy and if you do try the recipe, tag me @astepfullofyou and #astepfullofyou on Instagram!

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