2-Ingredient Banana Cookies (and Neither Is Sugar)

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I've seen versions of this cookie recipe online in many places, so when it was my family's turn to bring a snack to my 4-year-old's preschool class, we gave it a shot. What a hit! It's the only time we've ever come home with an empty bowl, to my toddlers' total dismay. They were really looking forward to eating those leftovers and I don't blame them because there are many things to love about these cookies.

First, they're simple. You mash up two very ripe bananas with old-fashioned oats and bake. That's the whole technique right there. But you could also add things to your liking: walnuts, raisins, almonds, chia seeds (which we used), dried cranberries, etc. Add whatever mix-ins your kids enjoy (whatever you want them to eat more of in a perfect world). Second, they're sugar-free. And third, they're full of great-for-you ingredients.

We have a fresh bunch of bananas sitting on our counter right now, just waiting for a brown spot or two to appear before we whip up a new batch to keep for ourselves.

Get the full recipe for Banana Cookies at Foodlets.com.

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