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Chunky Monkey Cookies

Healthy breakfast cookies that you can indulge in without feeling guilty! These Chunky Monkey Cookies are hearty and filling, but also a little indulgent. With peanut butter, bananas, oats, walnuts, and a bit of chocolate!
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 16 -18 cookies
Author Sarah @ The Gold Lining Girl

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c. old-fashioned oats
  • 1 c. oat flour
  • 1/4 c. packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 large ripe bananas mashed
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 c. peanut butter melted
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 c. chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 c. semi-sweet chocolate chunks

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together oats, oat flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together mashed bananas, egg, peanut butter, and vanilla.
  3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, and stir until just combined.
  4. Fold in the walnuts and chocolate chunks.
  5. Drop by golf ball-sized scoops onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes, or until cookies are lightly browned.
  7. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  8. These are great warm from the oven, but also at room temperature, and even refrigerated.
  9. Store in a cool, airtight container.