I all the time purchase a bundle of bananas on the market, only one of 4 of us really snacks on a banana, which leaves a number of moments of overripe bananas which might be too ripe for snacking however good for baking. 4 of 4 just like the baked items with the bananas. You’re welcome for my elementary math equation proving it’s actually, value shopping for the bananas.

These are my favourite types of treats to make for and with the children. The whole lot mashes up in a single bowl, they’re straightforward on the sugar, packs in a lunchbox and they’re freed from the glutens and dairy so any individual that comes over with a dietary choice, has a snack. I do know after we’ve made them a dozen instances, they’re value sharing right here, so hope you could have bananas able to go quickly (further further brown! don’t hassle if they’re fairly and yellow!). xo


Makes 12

Gluten free, dairy free and truthfully, you may skip the egg if you must and I imagine they’ll nonetheless maintain. I’ve been making these when I’ve lifeless bananas, however banana bread looks like an excessive amount of. A tray of those shall be gone earlier than the top of the day and so they maintain up in a lunch field too.

Nut allergy people, all-purpose flour is ok. Simply skip the coconut flour, you received’t want it, because the AP flour is extra absorbent.

Recipe riffed from Pleasure the Baker

2 overripe, medium bananas (about 1 cup)
1 egg
4 Tbsp. coconut oil or warmed butter
1/3 cup mild brown sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
massive pinch of salt

1 cup almond flour
1/4 cup quaint oats
2 Tbsp. flax meal
3 Tbsp. coconut flour
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. baking powder

2/3 cup darkish chocolate chips (or chopped chocolate)

Right into a mixing bowl, smash up the bananas tremendous properly, we don’t need massive chunks left. Add within the egg, oil or butter, sugar, vanilla , cinnamon, salt and whisk every thing collectively to combine. Add the almond flour, oats, flax, coconut flour, baking powder and stir once more to mix. Fold within the chocolate chips. Chill the combination for not less than half-hour.

Preheat the oven to 360’ and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment. I make ours free-formed, not good balls 1) as a result of they’re powerful to get right into a ball and a couple of) I like these craggle edges! We would like about 2-3 Tbsp. sized lumps, organized with 2” of area between (they don’t unfold a lot). Bake on the center rack for 12-Quarter-hour till toasty on the perimeters, however nonetheless tender within the heart. Take away to chill.

Maintain the cookies in a lined container at room temperature for up for 3 days, and within the fridge any longer than that.