One Bite Addictive Trail Mix Banana Cookies
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One Bite Addictive Trail Mix Banana Cookies

One Bite Addictive Trail Mix Banana Cookies -a high fiber, antioxidant-rich and vegan cookie, that's easy to make, chewy and moist.The perfect after school snack.
Course cookies
Cuisine American
Keyword banana cookies, high fiber cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 48 servings
Calories 51kcal
Author Maria Vannelli RD

Ingredients

  • 2 cups rolled oats see note
  • 2/3 cup ground almonds see note
  • 1/3 cup shredded coconut unsweetened
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch salt
  • 1 ½ cups mashed ripe bananas about 3 medium
  • teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup coconut oil see note
  • 2 tablespoons honey can also use maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa nibs
  • 3 tablespoons goji berries
  • 3 tablespoons macadamia nuts finely chopped
  • 4 dozen hazelnuts optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Position rack in the center.
  • Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium size mixing bowl, combine the all the dry ingredients. Whisk together. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, incorporate the mashed bananas with the vanilla extract and the coconut oil.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the banana mixture and stir to combine.
  • Fold in the cocoa nibs, goji berries, and the macadamia nuts.
  • With a small sized scooper (about 1 tablespoon), scoop out dough and place on parchment lined cookie sheets.
  • Place one hazelnut on each cookie (if using).
  • With the back end of a fork, press down gently atop each cookie.
  • Bake for about 12-14 minutes.
  • Transfer to cooling racks.

Notes

I used Bob's Red Mill organic extra thick rolled oats.
To make homemade ground almonds, just pulse almonds together in a food processor.
I used cold pressed liquid coconut oil.
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information provided below is just a rough estimate and variations can occur depending on the specific ingredients used. 
*Adapted from 101 cookbooks

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 51kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 50mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.3mg