Coconut Oatmeal and Chocolate Cookies

Makes 30 cookies

  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup mashed banana
  • 1 c brown sugar (not packed)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut shreds
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 350° F and cover cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, pour the oil, mashed banana, brown sugar, egg, and vanilla extract. Beat well until smooth.
  3. Add the rolled oats, coconut, and flours in layers without stirring. Add the baking soda, baking powder and chocolate chips, and then stir the whole mixture slowly until evenly mixed.
  4. Using a tablespoon, drop the cookies onto a baking sheet, leaving enough room for them to expand.
  5. Bake for 11 minutes then remove to a cooling rack.