Banana Rolled Oat Cookies

  • Preparation: 20min
  • Cooking Time: 15-20min
  • Serves: 16

INGREDIENTS

– 1 very ripe Banana (140g without skin)
– 80 ml Leccino EVOO
– 180g Raw Sugar
– 15ml (1 teaspoon) Vanilla Extract
– 140g Plain Flour
– 5g Baking Soda (bi-carb)
– 180g Rolled Oats
– 50g chopped Walnuts
– 80g Dark Chocolate Chips
– 50g shredded Coconut (optional)
– 1/4 teaspoon Salt
– 1/4 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon

METHOD

Step 1. Preheat oven to 150 deg C degrees. Line 2 baking sheet (23cm x 32 cm) with baking paper.

Step 2. In a mixing bowl, mash banana. Add EVOO, sugar and vanilla, and mix thoroughly.

Step 3. Add flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon, and mix until combined

Step 4. Add rolled oats, chopped nuts and chocolate chips.

Step 5. Mix until an even dough forms (if the dough is wet, add one or two extra tablespoons of flour).

Step 6. Using an ice cream scoop. Place a scoop of dough onto a baking sheet. Flatten slightly and place each scoop 5 cm apart on a baking sheet. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Step 7. Remove from heat and allow to cool for 2 minutes, then transfer to a rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container.