For me, the craving for something sweet always strikes around 3:00pm – after lunch but before dinner. Instead of reaching for candy or cookies, now I’ve found this delicious (and super healthy) recipe to satisfy my sweet tooth!
Make a batch of these tasty Strawberry Banana Bites and you won’t even miss the extra calories and sugar that come with your favorite sweet guilty pleasures!
- 3 ripe bananas
- 2 cup gluten-free oats
- 1/2 cup applesauce
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- A generous pinch of nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon ginger
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 cup slivered almonds
- 6 fresh strawberries
1. Preheat oven to 350°.In a large bowl, mash bananas with a fork. Add oats, applesauce, vanilla, spices, and almonds. Stir thoroughly.
2. Cut the tops off strawberries and chop fruit into tiny pieces. Add to batter. Mix until well blended.
3. Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto a lined baking sheet. Cook for 20 minutes or until cookies are golden brown. Transfer to cooling rack. Enjoy with a cup of coffee.
Recipe via @ A Sweet Simple Life