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4-Ingredient Samoas Cookies

These simple and delicious banana oatmeal cookies use just four ingredinets and taste like a Samoa! Make a double batch and store them in the freezer for an easy and healthy, grab-n-go snack.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: baked goodies, cookies
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 cookies
Calories: 133kcal
Author: Dani Spies

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe bananas (7-8 ounces each)
  • 2 cups shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips*
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 350ºF. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchemnt paper or a silpat mat.
  • In a large bowl, mash browned bananas with the back of a fork until they are broklendown.
  • Stir in shredded coconut and mix until well combined.
  • Form small cookie shaped discs, using your hands, and place on prepared baking sheet. Repeat until you have made twelve cookies.
  • Use the back of a spoon or your finger to create a small hole in the center of each cookie.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until the cookies are lightly golden and set through.
  • Melt chocolate chip in the microwave or over a double boiler. Stir in coconut oil.
  • Once the cookies have cooled, drizzle chocolate over the top of each cookie.
  • Pop in the fridge for one hour to allow the chocolate to set up. Enjoy!

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Notes

*Be sure to buy vegan chocolate chips to keep this recipe 100% plant-based.  I like these.
**If you want to add a bit more flavor, stir in 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract and a pinch of salt when adding in the coconut.
***To create more depth of flavor, toast the shredded coconut in a dry pan until golden brown.  Cool completely before adding to the bananas.
 

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 133kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 45mg | Potassium: 121mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 29IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg