These Vegan Banana Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies are super easy to make and they are both vegan and refined sugar free. You couldn’t ask for a better combination. These cookies are very light and chewy and are perfect for those days and nights when you want a low cal/no fuss sweet treat to go with your coffee or tea. Check out my recipe below.
Vegan Banana Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
4 mashed super ripe bananas
1/3 cup apple sauce
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon stevia extract or one packet dry stevia
2 tablespoons pure honey
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
1/4 cup almond milk or other non-dairy
2 cups gluten free rolled oats
1/3 cup tapioca starch
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/3 cup fine coconut flakes
1/2 cup golden raisins
1/4 cup dairy free chocolate chips (optional)
oil spray cookie sheet
1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Meanwhile in a medium bowl combine mashed bananas, apple sauce, almond milk, vanilla, stevia, honey, maple syrup, and cinnamon. Mix well. Using a small processor pulse one cup of oat until fine. Add to bowl. Mix in second cup of oats and tapioca starch. Add flour mixture, coconut flakes, golden raisins, and chocolate chips to wet banana mixture.
2. Drop by rounded spoonfuls on a greased cookie sheet for 15-20 minutes. Let cookies set for 2-3 minutes then move to a wire wrack to cool completely.