Chocolate and Banana Cookies

[ 17 ] August 20, 2012 |

Chocolate and Banana Cookies

 

This recipe allows you to use up some ripe bananas.

Nice and moist these chocolate and banana cookies are very nutritious.

Chocolate and Banana Cookies

The banana and oats give a soft and tender texture to these cookies.

The addition of all the different flours bring a beautiful marriage of flavors to the banana cookies.

 

Chocolate and Banana Cookies

 

5.0 from 3 reviews

CHOCOLATE AND BANANA COOKIES
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Serves: 24 cookies
Ingredients
  • ½ cup quinoa flour
  • ¼ cup almond flour
  • ½ cup brown rice flour
  • 2 cups rolled oats (gluten-free)
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup cane sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of mashed bananas ( about 2½ bananas)
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. In a large bowl, combine flours, oats, salt, baking soda, and baking powder.
  4. In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the egg with the sugar until light and pale in color. Stir in the coconut oil and vanilla.
  5. Add the dry ingredients into the egg mixture and stir to combined.
  6. Fold in the mashed bananas and the chocolate chips.
  7. Drop heaping tablespoons of batter onto the baking sheet. Place in the oven and bake for 15 minutes or until the cookies are light brown in color.
  8. Remove from oven and transfer to a cooling rack.

 

Chocolate and Banana Cookies

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  1. katie says:

    these look awesome! I would never think to put quinoa in cookies! I love the idea!

  2. Donna says:

    These look great. My husband loves oatmeal cookies. He says they have a nice “texture.” From the looks of it I can sneak something like these in under the radar to see what he thinks.

  3. Jen says:

    The cookie recipe sounds so wonderful yummy and healthy at the same time. And I do have some bananas riping away on my counter hehe

  4. chandrika says:

    the recipe looks real good but its hard to find quinoa flour. any substitution? wheat flour?

  5. Poesy says:

    Hi there! How many cookies does this recipe make?

    I’m trying to calculate the nutritional content because I have a diabetic in the house. Thanks in advance :)

    • Marie Poulin Marie Poulin says:

      Poesy, The recipe makes about 22-24 cookies depending of the size of your cookies. Hope it is helping you. Thanks Marie

      • Poesy says:

        I got exactly 24! I have half a batch still in the oven, but I just tried one and YUM :)

        These aren’t as chewy as your regular oatmeal cookies (probably because of the bananas) but they are just as good! I used cocoa nibs instead of chocolate chips and subbed spelt for the quinoa and brown rice flours because I don’t have those in my pantry.

        I’m sure I’ll be making these again and trying different add-ins! Thank you for these delicious little treats :)

  6. Nancy P says:

    Marie,
    I found this recipe on Pinterest, searching for banana cookies. I will keep your site, I am always looking for healthy recipes. I just made these, I had two of the flours, and used all-purpose for the rest. They are nice, puffy cookies, and both chewy and soft! Fantastic! Next time I will try adding some toasted walnut pieces for some of the chocolate chips, these seem the perfect canvas for that addition. Thanks for a delicious, healthy recipe!

  7. hello, thank you for this tasty recipe, there is always a special for cookies, specially like this one, thank you for sharing, have a nice evening, liên

  8. Lisa says:

    Oh I was going to make these, then if see the gf flours. Could I sub regular? I’m low on gf

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