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Chocolate Raisin Banana Cookies: No Added Sugar

Updated on February 23, 2012


Cookies are a great snack, but because I have type II diabetes ,I have to carefully monitor my sugar consumption. I also do not want to use a sugar substitute or honey when I bake so I have spend considerable time trying to find recipes that work.

This often involves experimenting which is more fun when it works but the cost is so low in both time and money that even if a batch does not work, I learn something.

This is a true nothing ventured nothing gained experience.

This recipe is very tasty. I made bakers dozen yesterday, 13 and these four are all that are left. They won’t be on that plate come morning.

Chocolate Raisin Banana Cookies:

There is no sugar or sugar substitute used in this recipe.


1 banana, mashed

1 ½ cup organic oatmeal

1 ½ cups organic whole wheat flour

½ tsp baking powder

½ tsp baking soda

1 tbsp canola oil

1 egg

½ tsp salt

1 tbsp organic chocolate powder (used for making hot chocolate)

1/3 cup milk (skim)

¼ cup raisins


  1. add flour to mixing bowl
  2. add baking powder and soda
  3. add chocolate
  4. add salt
  5. mix
  6. add oat meal
  7. mix
  8. add egg to separate bowl, stir
  9. add oil to egg
  10. mix
  11. add milk to egg mix
  12. add raisins to egg mix
  13. stir
  14. combine contents of both bowls
  15. mix
  16. use teaspoon to scoop on mix
  17. place on greased cookie sheet
  18. set oven to 375 F
  19. place cookie sheet in oven
  20. bake 13 minutes.
  21. take out cool and enjoy.

From start to finish this process takes about 20 minutes. This batch was the first time that I made these and as I have said they disappeared fast. I will be making more soon.

cookies ready to eat
cookies ready to eat


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  • Bob Ewing profile imageAUTHOR

    Bob Ewing 

    9 years ago from New Brunswick

    You are welcomee and thanks for dropping by.

  • Alivetus profile image

    Titus Gonzales Abdon 

    9 years ago from Philippines

    Hi Bob,

    My daughter is fond of baking, I will suggest your Choco-Banana cookies to her.Congrats and more recipes to come.From Philippines, thank you friend.

  • Bob Ewing profile imageAUTHOR

    Bob Ewing 

    9 years ago from New Brunswick

    Thanks for dropping by.

  • prasetio30 profile image


    9 years ago from malang-indonesia

    nice recipes for diabetes. they not afraid to eat your delicious recipes. Two thumbs up for you.

  • Bob Ewing profile imageAUTHOR

    Bob Ewing 

    9 years ago from New Brunswick

    Hope you like them, thanks for dropping by.

  • John Z profile image

    John Z 

    9 years ago from Midwest

    Can't wait to try these. Just need to pick up a few things. have it marked as a favorite.

  • cgull8m profile image


    10 years ago from North Carolina

    Chocolate and Banana are my favorites, will definitely try this cookie. Cheers.

  • Bob Ewing profile imageAUTHOR

    Bob Ewing 

    10 years ago from New Brunswick

    They are indeed tasty and while i don't know the calorie count without the sugar they are much lower plus the organic oats and flour add some goodness.

  • Eileen Hughes profile image

    Eileen Hughes 

    10 years ago from Northam Western Australia

    Looks very tempting to me. I will give it a go. Have to look after that waistline at my age.

  • Zsuzsy Bee profile image

    Zsuzsy Bee 

    10 years ago from Ontario/Canada

    Bob! It looks like a great recipe. I'll be passing it on to my friend who also has diabetes.

    Thank you

    regards Zsuzsy

  • Bob Ewing profile imageAUTHOR

    Bob Ewing 

    10 years ago from New Brunswick

    walnuts could work

  • Catawn profile image


    10 years ago from Portland, OR

    These sound pretty good, and though I don't favor raisins, perhaps some nut of some sort would be a good sub. for myself. A few family members of mine are always looking for good no sugar recipes, so this is great! Thanks for sharing. :)


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