GF Heart Healthy Chocolate Chocolate Cookies
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GF Heart Healthy Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies  

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   GF heart healthy chocolate chip oat cookies can be enjoyed on a daily basis, plus folks can feel good about feeding kiddos these cookies for dessert as well as a snack.

This chewy chocolate chip oat cookie has bananas, natural peanut butter, oats, and pure maple syrup…good quality ingredients. This recipe actually resulted from too many ripe bananas and a chocolate craving at the same time.

Oh…and maybe just a few chocolate chips…

GF Heart Healthy Chocolate Chocolate Cookies

If you count weight watcher points plus, we are looking at just 2 points for each cookie. Not bad I would say.

To Make GF Heart-Healthy Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies Grab These Ingredients:

  • Cocoa powder
  • Ripe bananas
  • Natural peanut butter, I used creamy ~ sub another nut butter if needed
  • Pure Maple Syrup ~ Agave is an option as well
  • Vanilla extract
  • Water
  • Gluten-free flour or a GF flour blend. Gluten-free flour blends.
  • Gluten-free old-fashioned oats.
  • Baking powder ~ corn-free if needed
  • Xanthan gum, or guar gum ~ add if gluten-free flour blends do not include this
  • Allergy-friendly mini semi-sweet chocolate chips like Enjoy Life, or semi-sweet chocolate chips.

 

Eat them up or freeze for later.  Pop a frozen cookie in your kid’s or your own lunch and by the time you’re ready to eat, the cookie will be as fresh as the day you baked them.

GF Heart Healthy Chocolate Chocolate Cookies

Add a chocolate chip on top of the cookie before baking for a different look.

Enjoy!!

 

Another healthy cookie recipe to try is GF Double Chocolate Chip Cookies.

GF Heart Healthy Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies  

A healthier cookie loaded with chocolate and oats but not lots of unhealthy ingredients. Sweetened with bananas and pure maple syrup. A delicious treat any time of the day.
Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate cookies, chocolate oat cookies, cookies, dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, healthier desserts, snacks
Servings: 35 Cookies
Calories: 72kcal
Author: Mary

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 3 ripe bananas mashed
  • 3/4 cup natural peanut butter I used creamy
  • 3 Tbsp Pure Maple Syrup
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 1/2 cup gluten-free flour blend or any gluten-free flour
  • 2 cups gluten-free old-fashioned oats.
  • 1 tsp baking powder corn-free if needed
  • 1/4 tsp xanthan gum or guar gum
  • 1/4 cup allergy-friendly mini chocolate chips or semi-sweet chocolate chips.

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350. Prepare baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone liners.
  • In a large mixing bowl add mashed bananas, peanut butter, vanilla, pure maple syrup, and water.
  • Mix well.  Add dry ingredients all at once and stir to mix. Fold in chocolate chips.
  • Place small scoop size or heaping tablespoons of dough onto lined baking sheets.
  • Bake for 12 minutes. Try baking some for 10-11 minutes for a slightly fudgy cookie.
  • Cool on a wire rack.
  • Eat them up or freeze for later.  
  • Add a chocolate chip on top of the cookie before baking for a different look.

Notes

**Pop a frozen cookie in your kids or your own lunch and by the time you're ready to eat, the cookie will be as fresh as the day you baked them.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Cookie | Calories: 72kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 27mg | Potassium: 114mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 6IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg

Heart healthy chocolate oat cookies

 

 

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