Healthy Vegan Breakfast Cookies
 
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These cookies are so healthy, you can eat them for breakfast and not feel guilty. Vegan and Gluten-Free!
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Recipe type: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Serves: 15
Ingredients
  • 2 ripe bananas (overripe is fine)
  • ⅔ cup applesauce (or apple baby food)
  • ⅓ cup natural peanut butter (or almond butter / sun butter)
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp vanilla protein powder (optional)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 ½ cups quick cooking or rolled oats (use gluten-free, as needed)
  • ¼ cup walnuts (or other nuts, or coconut)
  • ¼ cup raisins (or chocolate chips, or more nuts)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F/175C degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, mash the banana into a thick paste. Add the applesauce, peanut butter, maple syrup, protein powder, vanilla and cinnamon, and mix well.
  3. Stir in the oats, nuts and raisins.
  4. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. Drop spoonfuls of dough onto the sheet and bake 20 minutes*, or until slightly browned.
  5. Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days. May also be frozen and brought-out as needed.
Notes
*Bake for 20 minutes in a fan-forced/convection oven, or longer in a regular oven.[br][br]Inspired by Sugar-Free Vegan Peanut Butter, Oatmeal and Banana Cookies, About.com.
Recipe by Vegangela at http://vegangela.com/2010/11/22/healthy-peanut-butter-oatmeal-cookie/