Tonight was all about getting yummy food in my belly! You know those days where you can’t stop thinking about the same food until you finally get to make it? That was me today. I made a super zesty Shrimp and White Bean Salad with Creamy Lemon Dill Dressing for dinner. That was fantastic! I’ll share that recipe soon 😉
But for dessert…I had to stay with the healthy theme of dinner, and I had already promised my boys cookies. But I didn’t have much time. And I wanted a sweet contrast to my tangy dinner, without all the guilt of sugar. I had a ripe banana lying on the counter and could only think how awesome it would be to find a microwave banana cookie recipe.
Yep, I’m one of those moms that gives her kids cookies right before bed…yea, they are a bit spoiled. I’ve even been known to sneak into their rooms after I’ve put them to bed, with a piece of freshly baked brownies and given them a bite. Oh I know the Tooth Fairy is frowning on me right now!
So I found a recipe on Pinterest for some quick Oatmeal Cookies made with just 2 ingredients-Banana and Oatmeal! So I added Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chips. I mean, we have to go all out right!?! And I only added 30 seconds to my prep time 😉
3 Minute PB&B Choc-Oat Cookies
1 ripe banana
1 cup quick oats
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 Tb natural creamy peanut butter
In a large bowl mash the banana and then mix in all the ingredients really well to make a “dough”.
Using a cookie scoop or large spoon, portion the dough onto parchment paper or a heat proof pastry mat sprayed lightly with cooking spray.
Press the cookie mounds down lightly with your fingers.
Place the “tray” of cookies in the microwave (I put mine on the wire rack) and heat on high heat for 1-2 minutes. Check after 1 minute. Mine took 2 minutes.
Remove from the microwave carefully and cool slightly before transferring to a platter to serve.
Makes 10 Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies.
Yep, those are good.