Banana-Flax Breakfast Cookies

In an attempt to use up an overripe banana and also create a quick breakfast munchie, I came up with these uber-nutritious cookies. Nutrition facts are below if any of you healthy folk are interested. đŸ™‚

Banana-Flax Breakfast Cookies

1/4 c. butter, softened

3/4 c. brown sugar

1 egg, lightly beaten

1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

1 ripe banana, mashed

1 1/2 c. whole wheat flour (I substituted spelt flour for part of the whole wheat)

1/2 c. ground flaxseed

1/2 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. cinnamon

1 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. baking powder

Preheat oven to 350. Cream softened butter and brown sugar; beat in egg and vanilla. Stir in banana. In separate bowl, combine flour, flaxseed, salt, cinnamon, soda, and baking powder. Add creamed mixture and combine well. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased baking sheets; bake 9-10 minutes.

Makes approximately 2 dozen cookies.

110 calories each

1.5 g fiber

6 g sugar

2.5 g fat


This entry was posted in Cooking, Nutrition, Recipes. Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Banana-Flax Breakfast Cookies

  1. JC Chou says:

    Sounds yummy and healthy. Thank you, Daughter, my dearest Dietitian.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *