Chocolate Raisin Banana Cookies: No Added Sugar
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
½ tsp salt
1 tbsp organic chocolate powder (used for making hot chocolate)
1/3 cup milk (skim)
¼ cup raisins
- add flour to mixing bowl
- add baking powder and soda
- add chocolate
- add salt
- add oat meal
- add egg to separate bowl, stir
- add oil to egg
- add milk to egg mix
- add raisins to egg mix
- combine contents of both bowls
- use teaspoon to scoop on mix
- place on greased cookie sheet
- set oven to 375 F
- place cookie sheet in oven
- bake 13 minutes.
- 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.