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Healthy Banana Nut Cookies

To be honest, these aren’t really cookies, they are just cookie shaped. Their texture is more like banana bread. I saw this recipe floating around the internet and tried them, but I was missing the cookie crunch. So I added walnuts and just a few mini chocolate chips. These are a great healthy snack or breakfast option because there is no flour or white sugar (except what is in the chips). These keep about two, maybe three days as they are very moist...

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Gluten Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies


No one will know these are gluten free! These are delicious!

1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup BLANCHED almond flour (I do not recommend almond meal – see Honeyville link on this site)
1/2 cup coconut flour
1/2 cup brown rice flour
1/2 tsp xanthan gum
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
3 cups gluten free oats
1 cup gluten free chocolate chips

*preheat oven to 350
*beat butter, shor...

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Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

This recipe is hard to beat! The butter gives the cookie its decadent taste and the shortening gives it the right amount of crunch. The healthy benefit of the oats help me to feel a little less guilty about all the sugar! This recipe makes about two dozen cookies, depending on the size. I usually saran-wrap half the dough, put it in a zip lock bag and freeze for “cookie emergencies”.

1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup Crisco shortening
1 cup sug...

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