Banana Oats Cookies

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I was expecting these cookies  to be crunchy,but outcome was soft and chewy. I was very hesitant to put it here. All my reluctance to publish  it here went off next day, when I  tasted it. It was WOW! It was fabulous. In-fact it tasted the best on second day!

Get ready with ingredients!

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Beat soft butter, granulated sugar and molasses until light, add mashed Banana too!

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The dough must feel wet and sticky

Not stiff or runny!

Portion onto a baking tray filmed with a little oil to prevent sticking

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Banana Oats Cookies 

Serves: 24 cookies

Ingredients : 

  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoons cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ spoon salt
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter, softened but still cool
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar ( you can reduce sugar, there plenty of sweetness in banana)
  • 1 teaspoon molasses (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 overripe bananas

 Method:

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Whisk together the flour, oats, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl. Keep aside.
  • In the bowl, cream the butter, granulated sugar and molasses until light, a few minutes. Scrape down the sides of the bowl
  • Add mashed bananas and vanilla extract; beat until combined.
  • Add the flour and oats mixture and mix well to combine. Do not over mix.
  • Scoop large balls of dough with a tablespoons or a small ice cream scoop onto the prepared baking sheet, Bake for 30 minutes, rotate the pans in midway through
  • Cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
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