Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Cookies
Chewy Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Cookies are a twist on your peanut butter cookie recipe. Made with no butter and less sugar, they make a great snack!
Servings: 30 cookies
- 1 1/3 cup peanut butter use upto 1 1/2 cups
- 1/2 cup ripened bananas 1 - 1 1/2 bananas
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup white sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon vanilla
- 1 1/2 cups flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line 2 baking pans with parchment paper.
In a small bowl, using a fork smash the banana(s) so that the mixture becomes creamy and smooth.*
In a large mixing bowl, cream together the peanut butter, bananas, sugar and brown sugar. Beat together until smooth & creamy best if using a stand mixer or hand mixer.
Add the egg and vanilla extract and continue to mix until well combined.
In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda and salt. Stir in the flour mixture to the butter and sugar mixture and mix until well combined.
Using a cookie dough scooper or making the dough into 1 inch balls. Roll in white granulated sugar if you desire and place on to baking sheet. Using a fork, press down on each ball of dough to slightly flatten and creating a criss-cross pattern.
Bake for 8-9 minutes. Let cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes and then transfer to a wire rack.
These keep well for a couple of days in an airtight container.
Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 107kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 129mg | Potassium: 93mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 8IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg