These cookies taste like a sweet mouthful of oatmeal, hence the name. The recipe makes about 22-24 so if you eat six you are eating a serving of oatmeal. But in cookie form! What could be more fun? A handful of these cookies would make a great, portable breakfast. Enjoy!
Oatmeal Cookie Bites
3 ripe bananas, smashed with fork
1/3 cup applesauce
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup skim milk (or almond milk)
2 cups regular oatmeal
1/2 cup raisins (or craisins)
1 teaspoon cinnnamon
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
Combine bananas, applesauce, vanilla, and milk in a large mixing bowl. Add oatmeal, raisins, and cinnamon and stir well.
Using a 1.5 inch diameter cookie scoop, scoop dough onto prepared pans. Bake at 350 degrees for about 15 minutes, until firm. Let cookies cool completely on baking sheet. Store tightly covered in the refrigerator.