We went for a hike on Skyline Drive first thing Monday morning. When we got home, I brought a hot cup of coffee and the last of my Breakfast Cookies out on the back patio. I made these cookies on Saturday and brought them to the knit shop to share. These cookies taste healthy but they really grew on me. They are a snap to throw together.
The recipe source is one of my favorite blogs called "Skinnytaste".Here is the recipe link: http://www.skinnytaste.com/chewy-chocolate-chip-oatmeal-breakfast/
The recipe calls for just three ingredients (quick notes, ripe bananas, and chocolate chips) and I added in some walnuts. Easy, healthy, and tasty! My ripe bananas were in my freezer so I thawed them a bit in the microwave. My cookies did not spread out when they baked. I think my bananas were still really cold and that may have had something to do with it. I added in extra chocolate chips to finish off the bag of chocolate chips in my pantry. I would recommend against adding extra chocolate chips like I did. There were too many for the amount of dough. The walnuts were a great addition; the crunch of the nuts was a nice contrast to the soft dough.
Breakfast Cookies: Oatmeal, Banana, Chocolate Chip, and Walnuts
2 medium ripe bananas, mashed
1 cup of uncooked quick oats
1/4 cup chocolate chips
1/4 cup chopped walnuts