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Healthy Living Expo September 20-21, 2018

Banana Oat Cookies

, by Weight Loss Challenge

These tasty cookies are only 23 calories each! Perfect for when you’re craving something sweet at the end of the night but don’t want to overload on your total calories. This recipe makes 25 small cookies which means they will last you a while!

Makes: 25 small cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup banana, mashed (use overripe banana)
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1/2 cup yogurt, low-fat plain
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup raisins (optional)
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds (optional)
  • Spices (to taste, optional)

Directions:

  1. Wash hands; make sure utensils and counter top are clean.
  2. Mash bananas, mix with yogurt and water.
  3. Add quick (not instant) oats. Mix well.
  4. Add optional add-ins if you wish. Keep them minimal.
  5. Add spices, to taste (optional)
  6. The batter should be thick and easily spoonable.
  7. Grease a baking sheet. Place a tablespoon of dough on the sheet; thin out to a flat disk. Repeat with remaining dough. Refrigerate if any is remaining in bowl.
  8. Bake at 350-375°F for 20 minutes. Flip and bake on other side 15 minutes to make crisper crust.

Nutrition Information:

Serves: 25 │ Serving size: 1 cookie

Per Serving: Calories: 23; Total Fat: 0g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Protein: 1g; Carbohydrates: 4g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sodium: 4mg

Recipe from USDA What’s Cooking?

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