Be careful with this oatmeal cookie recipe. It’s so good your grandma may never bake cookies again unless you get her to bake these with you.
This recipe makes 20 cookies, more or less. Calorie and macros given is based on 20.
Calories: 94 Weight Watchers Points: 2
8.5g carbs, 6g fat and 2.6g protein
- 2 overripe bananas
- 1 1/2 cups old fasioned oats
- 2 tbsp almond meal
- 2 tbsp coconut oil
- 1 egg yolk
- 2 tsp fresh grated ginger
- 1 tsp ground ginger
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 cup almonds
- Coconut sugar (optional)
- In a bowl, combine bananas, oats, almond meal, coconut oil, egg yolk, fresh and ground ginger, cinnamon and salt. Beat with a mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes. Stir in almonds. Let dough stand for about 10 minutes to thicken.
- Meanwhile, preheat oven to 375F. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper. Spoon heaping tablespoons of the dough ont the prepared sheets: press dough down slightly to flatten. I desired, sprinkle with coconut sugar. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until slightly browned around the edges. Let cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes, then transfer to wire rack to cool completely.
As an alternative recipe, simply prepare the recipe as above, except omit the fresh ginger, ground ginger, and cinnamon. Stir in 1 cup chopped 70% cacao dark chocolate with the sliced almonds.
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