Some of us can’t resist a bit of baking, when we have some free time. But baking usually means we eat lots of cake or other goodies. Try these oat cookies, for a lower calorie alternative to your usual muffins!
Oats are full of goodness – lots of vitamins and minerals and fibre. Specifically beta-glucan which is linked to reducing cholesterol and improving heart health. As well as being packed with carbohydrate, oats are also a good source of protein. They are one of the most nutritious grains in the world!
These tasty cookies are choco-nana-tastic, just don’t eat the whole batch!Print
Delicious, oaty, banana goodness
300g Porridge Oats
2.5 small bananas
75g Chocolate Chips (I chose dark chocolate)
1 tsp Vanilla Extract/ Essence
- Preheat oven to 180 C
- Unpeel the bananas and mash them in a bowl until they are a soft and uniform texture.
- Add Vanilla Extract for added flavour
- Add the 300g of porridge oats into the banana and vanilla mixture.
- Add the chocolate chips- I chose dark chocolate for a rich, chocolatey flavour.
- Once mixed together, mould into 12 cookies.
- Bake in the oven at 180 C for 10 minutes.
I ate mine as a pudding with either a low-calorie yoghurt or a little bit of squirty cream. Some I had as an afternoon snack as they are quite filling.
- Calories: 69