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These cookies are quick and easy to make during the week. If you have kids who love their sweets (because who doesn’t?) then I highly suggest this recipe! If not, I suggest it anyway because they’re sweet, chewy, and even offer health benefits! All of the ingredients are natural and most likely already in your clean eating/healthy lifestyle pantry. Your kiddies will never know they’re not eating a traditional chocolate chip cookie — which are delicious in moderation, but remember they contain lots of refined sugars, gluten, unhealthy oils, and unhealthy carbs. Why not file away a simple, healthy, clean cookie recipe like my FSS Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies to make any time, without all of the icky stressing out or worrying about nutrition?
If you don’t own these ingredients already, I highly suggest you buy them. They will serve their purpose for a while. Trader Joes has everything on this ingredient list for a great price. I usually buy in slight bulk because of the great deals!
So, I guess I’m especially helping my mom friends today in their quest to find delicious, nutritious, simple snacks to have around the house.
Remember my motto –> healthy pantry, healthy home, healthy life!
Seven ingredients, minimal equipment, and you’re good to go! Try this recipe soon and be sure to make extras to go with an ice cold glass of soy milk, almond milk, or skim milk! Yum, yum, and yum!
Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies
Makes about one dozen cookies
1 cup coconut flour
1/3 cup coconut palm sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 ripe bananas
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/3-2/3 cup extra dark chocolate chips or dark chocolate chips made with cacao (depending on how much chocolate chunk you’d like!)
Coconut oil spray (Trader Joes)
1. Preheat oven to 350
2. In a large mixing bowl, combine coconut flour, coconut palm sugar, and baking soda.
3. In a small-medium sized mixing bowl, mash bananas with a fork until smooth. Add eggs and vanilla extract.
4. Add wet ingredients to large mixing bowl. Mix either electronically in a mixer on low, or by hand with a fork.
5. Once all ingredients are combined, add dark chocolate chips and mix until combined evenly throughout.
6. Grease a large cookie sheet with coconut oil spray.
7. Using a spoon, drop scoops of dough onto your cookie sheet and flatten slightly with your palm.
8. Bake for 15 minutes, or until bottoms are dark golden and tops are hardened.
Life’s too short to leave out the sweets! Just clean them up! Enjoy!
Much love 🙂