Chewy Banana-Oat Cookies
These chewy, banana oatmeal cookies make a great after school snack with a glass of cold milk.
1 1/2 cups old-fashioned (rolled) oats
1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour, oat flour or millet flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)
2 tablespoons chopped nuts or raisins
2 medium ripe bananas, mashed (about 1 cup)
3/8 cup vegetable oil
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C), centering oven rack.
- Whisk together dry ingredients.
- In a separate bowl, mix mashed bananas and oil, then add to the dry ingredients.
- Drop by heaping teaspoons on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10 to 15 minutes.
Makes 2 dozen cookies.