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Banana Bread Breakfast Cookies

Course Breakfast


  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats, divided
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup ground flax
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • ½ cup chopped pecans


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Prepare a large baking sheet with parchment paper or nonstick cooking spray.
  • Place ½ cup oats into a food processor or blender and pulse until the oats are ground into flour like consistency.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together oats, oat flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, and flax.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the bananas, egg, and vanilla. Combine the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients.
  • Fold in the chocolate chips and pecans.
  • Using a large scoop, divide the dough into 16 cookies. Press the tops flat, as these cookies remain in the same shape as they cook.
  • Bake for 10 minutes of until the middle is set. Allow to cool on the baking sheet for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack.
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