I’ve been trying to stay active and eat relatively healthily throughout my pregnancy so one hashtag I’ve started following regularly is #fitpregnancy. It came in handy recently when I was craving banana bread like crazy and had a hard time finding an healthy recipe in my usual haunts. I stumbled upon this ridiculously easy and surprisingly delicious cookie recipe that requires just a few basic ingredients. I’ve been making them often and my husband loves them, too. He’s a runner and says they’re the perfect pre-run snack!
For this recipe, you will need:
1 cup oats
2 ripe bananas
1 and 1/2 tbsp peanut butter
1/3 cup dark chocolate chips
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
In a food processor, combine the first 3 ingredients until smooth (if you like your oats a little less chunky, you can grind them a bit first before adding the other two ingredients). Pour the batter into a mixing bowl and add the chocolate chips, stirring to combine.
Spoon teaspoon-sized cookies onto a lightly greased cookie sheet (you should get about 12-15 cookies, depending on how big you like them). Bake for about 15 minutes and enjoy!
original recipe via xbrittanynicolex
Sing of Singature Style
That is really easy. And sounds good.
sonia de macedo
Damn! This looks so easy. I don't normally do banana (actually I hate it) but I am so ready to give these a whirl. Pinned!
great,it looks so easy that i want to try! xx gloria
little luxury list
Ooh thanks for sharing this! I made healthy cookies from an internet recipe one and it was awful…my mom told me not to serve it to people outside the house. That had applesauce though and I like the addition of peanut butter here. i'll try it soon!
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little luxury list formerly Chic 'n Cheap Living
Ooh yum! I'm always on the look out for healthy sweets thanks for sharing this recipe!
Great Recipe! Thanks for sharing <3
You had me at "stupid easy". I've never even thought to try banana in my chocolate chip cookies. Yum!
I'm glad the chocolate chips are still just that–chocolate chips and not nibs or cocoa powder, haha! This recipe sounds great. I've gotta get myself a food processor though.
Wow! This looks so yummy. Any cookie makes me starve and crave for it. <333 I wonder how these taste like.
Have a great day!
banana + chocolate so delicious!
funny how you can leave out all the things you associate with cookies (eggs, sugar, flour) and still create a cookie!