Vegan Chocolate Banana-Oat Cookies

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“Healthy” Chocolate Banana-Oat Cookies

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Prep Time: ~10-15 minutes; Cook Time: 8-10 minutes; Yield: 18-24 cookies

Ingredients/ Shopping List:

  • 2 overripe bananas (mine were frozen and thawed)
  • ½ cup and 1 tbsp earth balance, softened
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp almond extract
  • ½ cup almond milk, unsweetened
  • 1 cup Splenda
  • ½ -3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup vegan chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup crystalized ginger chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Combine all wet and dry ingredients separately except the ginger and chocolate chips. (The cocoa and sugar get mixed with the wet ingredients).
  4. Once no flour or oat clumps remain, fold in the chocolate chips and crystalized ginger.
  5. Roll golf ball sizes balls of dough in your hands.
  6. Flatten until ~1 inch thick and place on the baking sheet.
  7. Repeat step 6, leaving 1-2 inches between cookies.
  8. Bake the cookies for 8-10 minutes.
  9. Remove the cookies and place on a cooling rack.
  10. Enjoy!

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