Healthy And Balanced Chocolate Chip Banana Oatmeal Morning Meal Cookies.

All these Banana Oatmeal Cookies are hands down the best banana flavored cookie I have ever had. Not only are they moist and simmer for days, they are unmistakably banana-y.

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Banana can be one of those flavors that could get lost when you inhale with it. It can be very delicate taste. It always bums me out once that occurs, cause I really like the taste of banana. And thus does the hubs.

When great flavored banana treats come along, we go a little mad for them.

These cookies make the record of banana items to go mad for. Without a doubt.

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

And they are so moistthey melt in your mouth. Plus, with both banana and oats in them, they're basically healthy, right? And perfect for breakfast!

Creating them is equally as simple as eating them.

You've got the usual suspects -- butter, brown sugar, white sugar, an egg, vanilla and mashed bananas. You start by mixing all those lovely ingredients together.

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

I have to warn you. The smell of that mixture -- with all the banana -- is equally intoxicating. The hubs was in the kitchen making the dough together with me (we left a bargain that included him baking with me) and we had to work hard not to place our faces, or even a straw, straight into it.

You then add all of the dry ingredients (which means you simply use one bowl yay!) And combine it all together!

To bake themspoon out about a tablespoon of bread and make a thick disc, as opposed to a chunk. They spread somewhat when baking, so don't put them too close together. Bake them for approximately 10-12 minutes for a nice, moist cookie. So yummy!

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

One other thing I love about this recipe is really where it came from.

My grandmother (my dad's mom) passed away in 2008. Once I started baking a lot a couple of years ago, my uncle gave me her cookbook that he'd had didn't use. I've had it in my list to create a number of her desserts since.

It was a custom for my grandmother to make them each Christmas! She gave everyone a large tin of them, which had been quite an effort with 6 sons.

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Banana Oatmeal Cookies

I now know just how much of a feat it had been! My goodness. She left them with a traditional gaufrette iron that goes over an open fire. My father and I had them in the cooker. They cook very quickly and you have to be exact. Too long and they sort of disintegrated into iron. Too long and they burnt to the iron and we still needed to clean it out.

My father was minding the batter and removing the cookies, I was operating the iron, the hubs was time things. It required quite a few attempts to get it , but they had been so good! I've tried to make them again on my own and it works. I'd love to share the recipe, however, the dang irons are all so hard to find. And pricey. At some point, I click resources would love to just earn a cookie with the identical gaufrette flavor.

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

For now though, I'm sharing these cookies. I don't believe I ever had them made them, but they are from her book.

It is such an enjoyable recipe book to check through, too. There are many handwritten pages, clippings and newspaper recipes that were taped to the publication. I love the way they used to write recipes in the paper -- they'd the individual who filed it's name and adorable little stories. It's so enjoyable to browse through them! What another time in the world!

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Anyways, I do not really know where this recipe came from. The newspaper appears like it had been on a flier out of their square dance group or something (they have been big into square dancing). It is definitely from West Virginia, where they dwelt.

In any event, I am so happy to finally talk about a recipe out of her book with you! I made a few changes to make them thicker and more puffier and they're delicious. There'll be more to come from her recipe book, but for now like the banana.

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Yield: 34-36 COOKIES


1 cup brown sugarpacked

1/2 cup sugar

1 egg

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 cup mashed bananas

1 1/2 cups all purpose flour

1 1/2 tsp cinnamon

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 tsp ground cloves

2 tsp cornstarch

3 cups old fashioned oats



2. Add flour, cinnamon, baking soda, cloves and cornstarch and mix until combined.

3. Stir in vanilla.


5. Spoon tablespoons of dough onto a cookie sheet covered with parchment paper. Flatten dough a little bitinto thick disks. They'll spread a bit when baked.

6. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until edges just begin to gold.


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