Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

Updated: Aug 4, 2018

Snack #1 of 4 snacks featured in my 4 Vegan Gluten-Free Snack Recipes video.

These are perfect for when you're craving something sweet without all the added sugar and fats in a traditional cookie.

Of course peanut butter, bananas, and chocolate are made for each other, but throw in the wholesome oats and sweet raisins and you're in texture and flavor heaven! Chewy, soft, naturally sweet with pockets of melted chocolate. Plus, they're so quick and easy to make, you can whip them up in just 15 minutes! I mean, who likes waiting for cookies, right?



Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 to 12 minutes

Total Time: 15 to 17 minutes

Yield: 15 cookies

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INGREDIENTS


• 1 flax egg (1 tbsp. flaxseed meal + 2 1/2 tbsp. water)

• 1 very ripe banana

• 1/2 cup unsalted natural peanut butter (I used crunchy.)

• 1/4 tsp. sea salt

• 1 tsp. vanilla extract

• 2 cups gluten-free oats

• 1/2 cup non-dairy chopped chocolate or chocolate chips

• 1/2 cup raisins


DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350º Fahrenheit.

  2. Make your flax egg by mixing 1 tbsp. flaxseed meal with 2 1/2 tbsp. water. Set aside.

  3. In a large mixing bowl, mash your banana.

  4. Add in your peanut butter, sea salt, flax egg, and vanilla extract. Mix till smooth.

  5. Fold in your oats, chocolate, and raisins until it forms a dough.

  6. Using a spoon or a cookie scoop, roll about a tablespoon of cookie dough on the palm of your hands and flatten to create your cookie. Now place each one on a greased or lined baking sheet.

  7. Bake in the oven for 10 to 12 minutes, just until they're set.

Notes:


• Keep for about 4 to 5 days at room temperature, 1 full week in the refrigerator, or 1 month in the freezer



Written recipe for snack #2 - Baked Tortilla Chips (Part 1) and Homemade Guacamole (Part 2)

Written recipe for snack #3 - Cranberry Chocolate Energy Balls

Written recipe for snack #4 - BBQ Popcorn


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