Sunday, September 6, 2009

Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

These have come to be my best friends in the last couple days. Whenever I need a quick snack I grab one, and its perfectly fulfilling. I don't feel too bad about eating them because they are a cooking light recipe--HOORAY!! All the flavors in this cookie combine amazingly together. Go ahead try one. P.S. also a great way to use up ripe bananas:)

1/2 cup mashed banana ( 1 medium)
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 large egg
1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
2 cups old fashioned oats
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
Cooking spray

  1. Preheat oven 350.
  2. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until smooth. Add egg; beat well.
  3. Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Combine flour, baking soda, oats, and salt in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add flour mixture to banana mixture in bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended. Stir in chocolate chips.
  4. Drop batter by heaping tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. bake at 350 for 18 minutes or until golden. Cool on pans 2 minutes. Remove cookies from pans; cool completely on wire racks.
ONLY 115 Calories per Cookie!!!


Joelen said...

Banana, oatmeal and chocolate is such a great combo! I've had a similar combo in coffee cakes and muffins so I'm sure these cookies are delicious!