Banana Bread Cookies

17 Aug

Here’s a little recipe I promised after my What I Ate Wednesday Post. Enjoy!

Banana bread

A change up from a regular banana bread loaf, these cookies take only a few minutes to put together and are a delicious way to use up a banana that’s going bad.

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 cups flour of choice (I used a mixture of whole wheat pastry flour and oat flour)
  • 1 over-ripe banana (browner the better)
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • dash of salt
  • dash of cinnamon
  • dash of sweetener if desired

Directions:

Mash banana. Mix together all ingredients. Form 6-8 plops of batter onto a greased baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees until done to your liking, about 10 minutes depending on cookie size.

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13 Responses to “Banana Bread Cookies”

  1. kat August 17, 2012 at 4:56 pm #

    Yuuuuumy girl πŸ™‚

  2. Kaila @healthyhelperblog! August 17, 2012 at 5:10 pm #

    I love banana bread! Can’t wait to try these!

  3. Sable Weisman (@SquatLikeALady) August 17, 2012 at 6:16 pm #

    Yum! Bookmarking these to try after prep! πŸ˜€

  4. sarah August 17, 2012 at 10:43 pm #

    I JUSt made zucchini bread cookies- these are next on my list! They look deelish, as does all your food:).
    Xxx

  5. Kailey August 17, 2012 at 10:53 pm #

    I love when you post baked good recipes πŸ™‚

  6. FitNjess August 18, 2012 at 5:21 pm #

    love it!! Such a great take! Love lookin at all your fun recipes and pics!

  7. Courtney August 18, 2012 at 10:30 pm #

    These cookies look delicious, thanks for the recipe!

  8. Matt @ The Athlete's Plate August 19, 2012 at 12:00 am #

    These look delicious! I bet they would be great with some PB πŸ˜‰

  9. karinacocina17 August 19, 2012 at 2:25 am #

    these sound so good! do you refrigerate them after baking or are they okay at room temp?

    • Sweetly Fit August 19, 2012 at 4:51 pm #

      I always refrigerate all of my baked goods after leaving them out on a cooling rack for about 2-3 hours to cool completely.

  10. allieksmith August 19, 2012 at 1:50 pm #

    Mmm I love banana bread and cookies.. Sounds like a winning combo to me πŸ™‚

  11. Meg August 20, 2012 at 3:48 am #

    This is a great recipe, hunnie! As all of yours are πŸ˜‰ I am wanting to eat more bananas lately, so I’ll try these. I might play around with the types of flours, though! πŸ™‚ I’m excited!! xo

  12. KatsHealthCorner August 28, 2012 at 3:38 am #

    Those are just so cool. πŸ™‚

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