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Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Cookies

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Makes: 8 servings
Serving size: 1 cookie View Nutrition Facts

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons  cashew butter (available at health food stores)
  • 2 tablespoons  butter
  • 2 tablespoons  sunflower oil
  • 1/2 cup  + 1 tbsp. granulated sugar (or Splenda)
  • 1/2 teaspoon  salt
  • 1 teaspoon  vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup  all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon  baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon  flaxseeds
  • 1/2 cup  bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup  dried bananas, diced (not banana chips)
  • 1/3 cup  toasted and chopped almonds

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 365 degrees F

2. Melt the cashew butter and regular butter together, and then add sunflower oil. Pour this mixture into a mixing bowl. Add sugar, salt and vanilla to the fats and whisk for 2 minutes. Add the egg and whisk for another minute. Set aside. Meanwhile, mix the flour and baking soda together. In a separate bowl mix the chocolate, bananas, and toasted almonds together. Give the fat and sugar mixture another whisk for one minute and then gently fold the flour mixture into it. Once it is incorporated, add the nuts, flaxseeds, chocolate and bananas. Divide into 8 portions and space 1 1/2 inches apart on a parchment-lined baking sheet.

3. Nutrition facts per 1 Cookie

4. Makes 8 cookies; serving size 1 cookie

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JEsusTransforms wrote:

1 cookie is over 300 calories and 18 grams of fat????How is that healthy???Oreos are better for you!

12/7/2009 06:10:07 PM Report Abuse
roybin18 wrote:

Weird... seems like they forgot. Most cookies take about 8-10 minutes, try 8 and go from there!

12/7/2009 09:56:24 AM Report Abuse
lkearney805370 wrote:

Um, am I missing how long you bake this for?

12/3/2009 11:00:03 AM Report Abuse

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