Serving Size: 2 cookies
Yields: 9 servings
Time: 20 minutes
1 1/4 cup Quick Oats
1/3 cup pumpkin
1 Ripe Banana
2 tbsp. semi sweet chocolate chips
1 tbsp. honey
1 tsp. vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Add banana to large mixing bowl and smash with a fork. Next add oats, pumpkin, honey, vanilla extract, and chocolate chips. Form into small balls and mush to flatten with a spoon. Cook for 10 minutes for a softer texture, 15 for a firmer bite. Refrigerate to store and pop out for a tasty treat.
* Depending on the size of banana you use, you may have to add additional oats*
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