Banana Oat Cookies


Serves 50 (makes approximately 100 small cookies)

3 cups whole wheat flour 2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1 Tbl cinnamon 2 cups brown sugar 1 cup regular sugar 1/2 cup canola oil 4 bananas, mashed 1 Tbl vanilla extract approx 1/2 cup water or soy milk 4 1/2 cups oats 1 cup chocolate chips (or dried fruit)

Preheat oven to 325

Mix flour, soda, cinnamon and salt in small bowl. In larger bowl, mix brown sugar, white sugar and oil. Mix until smooth. Add banana and vanilla. Add flour mixture to banana/sugar mixture and blend. Start adding water to the mix until batter is moist and a little liquidy. Add in the oats and stir. Add more water as needed until batter is cookie consistency. Add in chocolate chips and/or dried fruit. Place Tbl size cookie onto cookie sheet lined with parchment, flatten with fork and sprinkle with raw sugar. Bake 15 minutes or until light brown edges.