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    Healthy Banana Drop Cookies

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    40 mins

    30 mins

    10 mins

    CulinaryExplorer's Note:

    This is a recipe I got out of my husband's collection, so I am unsure of its origin. I have made them a few times now and they are so delicious! They remind me of banana muffins somewhat and they are super simple to make! They make a great breakfast or snack.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Grease and flour baking sheets.
    2. 2
      Process oats in blender or food processor at medium speed til finely ground. (about 1 minute).
    3. 3
      Combine oats, flour, wheat germ, sugar, brown sugar, and cinnamon in large bowl.
    4. 4
      Use knives or pastry blender to cut in margarine until mixture forms coarse crumbs.
    5. 5
      Add bananas and orange juice to bowl and stir.
    6. 6
      Cover and chill dough for 20 minutes in the freezer.
    7. 7
      Preheat oven to 375°F.
    8. 8
      Drop dough by teaspoonfulls 1 1/2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets.
    9. 9
      Bake until golden brown, about 10 minutes.
    10. 10
      Let sit a couple of minutes to cool and set, then move them to racks to finish cooling completely.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 27, 2010

      55

      These are somewhere between banana bread and oatmeal cookies, and they are delicious! The flavors of oatmeal, orange juice and bananas blend and play very well together. I substituted flax seeds for the wheat germ, and put it in the food processor with the oatmeal. I also used wheat flour instead of white.

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    • on March 14, 2008

      55

      These are really yummy, soft and chewy. They are almost the consistency of a chewy muffin top. They don't spread during baking, so if you want flatter cookies you need to flatten them as you place them on the baking sheet. Next time I might add a bit of chopped semisweet chocolate to the dough, too. This is a fantastic treat, Culinary Explorer! Thanks for posting it!

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    • on March 09, 2008

      55

      Made for March, 2008 Bevy Tag. These are really good, moist banana cookies. It is similar to banana muffins, but the oatmeal gives it a slightly different taste and texture. I added some chocolate chips because I wanted to use up a bag of chips that I had used for something else. I think next time I might try adding some chopped pecans. This is a great way to use up some overly ripe bananas. Thanks for sharing a great recipe, CulinaryExplorer.

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    Nutritional Facts for Healthy Banana Drop Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (19 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 36

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 56.6
     
    Calories from Fat 17
    31%
    Total Fat 1.9 g
    3%
    Saturated Fat 0.3 g
    1%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 19.5 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 8.9 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
    3%
    Sugars 3.8 g
    15%
    Protein 1.1 g
    2%

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