Kids love cookies! And my children are no different.
While shopping for snacks for them, I try to buy cookies and other goodies that are easy on the sugar side and saturated fat so that it doesn’t take a toll on their health in the long run.
Yes, let’s just face it! They aren’t the healthiest of choices sometimes.
So I did some research into making some health-friendly, at the same time, yummy cookies and finally came up with three varieties of ‘awesome goodness’ that are easy to prepare and store.So if you are looking for homemade healthy cookies recipes, you can stop the search here. because I have 3 of them to share 🙂
It is also ‘kid tested’ to be a hit. These are great healthy snacks you can have no qualms about sharing with your kids as their favorite after school snack. Even better, they are home made with a taste and level of nutrition that the ‘store bought’ can never match!
I will start my ‘Cookies Series’ with the first recipe in the list which is called ‘Healthy Cowboy Cookies’. It does have an interesting name and I have no idea how that title came about. But I am sure a child would love the name and the cookies as well. My little one told me so!
So here goes:
Homemade Healthy Cookies Recipes #1- Cowboy Cookies
1 Cup Flour
1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
1 Ripe Banana
1/8 Cup Coconut Oil
2 Tablespoons Applesauce
½ Cup Oats
¼ Cup Chopped Pecans
¼ Cup Honey
1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
½ Teaspoon Ginger
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In medium bowl, mix together Banana, coconut oil, honey, ginger and cinnamon until smooth. Add in flour, baking soda and baking powder until just mixed. Lastly add Oats and pecans until just blended. You could also add some chocolate chips if you like. Not needed, its up to you. I improvise sometimes with various ingredients and you can never go wrong with chocolate, you see? Drop by spoonful onto pre-sprayed cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 7-10 minutes.
Voila! There you have it!
Pretty easy to prep and bake. And it turned out to be so yummy that I and my ‘little partner’ couldn’t stop eating them and had to make the next batch right away so that we have more for the ‘school days’ too
Try this out and let me know how you find the Healthy Cowboy Cookies- yummy or what?
P.S: Stick around for more homemade healthy cookies recipes 🙂