Pumpkin Pecan Oat Cookies
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.
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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