Banana Oatmeal Cookies



1-1/2 cups gf flour

1 tsp xanthan gum

1 cup sugar

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

3/4 cup butter, softened

1 large egg, room temperature

1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2)

1-3/4 cups quick-cooking oats

1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

1/2 cup chopped walnuts


Preheat oven to 375°. In a bowl, combine the first 6 ingredients; beat in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add egg, bananas and oats; mix well. Stir in chips and nuts.

Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake for 13-15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire racks.


1 cookie: 97 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 87mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.