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What You'll Need


2 medium bananas

½ cup pumpkin purée

1 tsp maple extract

1 ½ cup rolled oats

2 Tbsp oat flour

2 tsp pumpkin pie spice

½ tsp baking powder

¼ tsp salt

½ cup currants

½ cup pecan pieces


How to Make It


1 Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.

2 For the wet mixture: In a blender or food processor, combine the bananas, pumpkin purée, and maple extract in a blender or food processor. Purée until smooth.

3 For the dry ingredients: Combine the oats with the oat flour, pumpkin pie spice mix, baking powder, and salt. Add the currants and pecan pieces. Stir to mix.

4 Add the puréed pumpkin mixture to the dry ingredients. Stir well to combine.

5 To portion and bake cookies: Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Portion about 2 Tbsp of cookie batter per cookies. This makes about 20 cookies.

6 Place cookies in oven on 350 degrees F. Bake 15-20 minutes, turning the pan about halfway through.

7 Cookies are done when golden brown on the bottom.

8 Remove from the oven and let sit 10-15 minutes to cool.

Cooking Tips

Currants add a pop of sweetness to these treats. You can also use raisins, golden raisins, chopped dates, or chopped cherries.

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