Thursday, May 24, 2012


When we were on Saturna we picked up some cookies from the island bakery. I really like the peanut butter cookies, they are made with spelt and aren't too sweet. Matt's brother on the other hand, thought they would be better with more peanut butter and sugar. I'm telling you this just to give you a head's up that I don't love super sweet cookies. There are a few recipes kicking around pinterest for cookies using banana as a base. I followed their lead and added coconut, cinnamon, sesame seeds, raisins and honey - delicious!

Healthy Banana Coconut Cookies
3 ripe bananas
1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1 cups old-fashioned oats
1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 cup raisins
3 tbsp sesame seeds
1 tbsp honey
1/4 tsp cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350°F. Mash bananas in a large bowl, and add all the other ingredients. Scoop with a 1 tbsp ice cream/ cookie scoop or drop tbsp fulls on to a ungreased cookie sheet. teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 12 minutes.



nesting journal said...

oooh this is just what i needed. Running low on baking ideas for my little lady that is low on sugar. This looks perfect. thanks for sharing.

kate said...

Hope Lucie likes them!!
Hannah is on the mend, would be fun to have a park date soon!