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PB & Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

Prep time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Ingredients:
  • 2 cups uncooked regular oats
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups mashed banana
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (176°C).
  2. Combine the first 5 ingredients in a large bowl and stir well.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the banana, oil, and vanilla and stir well.
  4. Add the banana mixture to dry ingredients, stirring as you add.
  5. Let the mixture sit for 15 minutes.
  6. Place rounded tablespoon-size scoops of dough onto ungreased baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes or until lightly golden.
  8. Transfer the cookies to wire racks. Cool completely before serving.

Serves: About 12

Serving size: 1 cookie

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

120 calories
3g protein
9g fat
1.5g sat. fat
10g carbohydrate
2g fiber
0mg cholesterol
55mg sodium
4g sugars

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD

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