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Portable power from peanuts,pine nuts and pecans. No white flour or oil! They're even good as a low fat breakfast on the go. These are a wanna-be entry for the Ready Set Cook #11 contest.
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- 1 cup pecans
- 1/4 cup honey
- 2 egg whites
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (do NOT omit-these give an important zip)
- 2 bananas
- 1/3 cup crunchy peanut butter
- 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 3 cups oats (or your favorite breakfast cereal)
- 1/2 cup pine nuts
- 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips (optional)
- 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- 2Put pecans in food processor or blender,and mix until you have a mealy paste that's sticking to the sides of the bottom; turn off the machine and scrape it off the sides.
- 3Add next seven ingredients and mix, making sure the bananas get completely pureed.
- 4Add in the oats or cereal.
- 5Pulse in the pine nuts and chocolate chips (or stir in by hand) so they don't get crushed.
- 6Drop by tablespoons on greased cookie sheets.
- 7Bake for 15 minutes or until just starting to turn brown; cool for 5-10 minutes before removing from cookie sheet to avoid breakage.
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Nutritional Facts for Cookies That are Good for You
Serving Size: 1 (35 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 40
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 121.7
- Calories from Fat 45
- Total Fat 5.0 g
- Saturated Fat 0.5 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 47.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 17.2 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.9 g
- Sugars 8.1 g
- Protein 3.2 g