Vegan (with vegan chocolate chips), gluten-free (with gf oats)
Slightly adapted from Earthgiven Kitchen
3 ripe bananas
2 cups rolled oats
1/4 cup canola oil (or other flavorless oil)
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
2 Tbsp. peanut butter
2 Tbsp. maple syrup
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 tsp. salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Mash bananas in a bowl. Add oil, cocoa powder, peanut butter, syrup, vanilla extract, and applesauce. Stir to combine.
Add the oats and salt, stir well. Add the chocolate chips and combine.
Drop the cookies on a greased cookie sheet and bake for about 12-15 minutes (more or less depending on oven and size of cookies.)
Let cool completely before storing in airtight container.