Banana Sunflower Cookies

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Banana Sunflower cookies

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Banana Sunflower Cookies
(Makes 3 dozen)

  • 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup banana, mashed
  • 2/3 cup peanut butter
  • 2/3 cup sorghum molasses
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds, chopped

Preheat oven to 350 F. Stir together flour, cinnamon, and salt. Set aside. In large mixing bowl, combine mashed banana, peanut butter, molasses, and egg. Stir until blended. Add dry ingredients and sunflower seeds to banana mixture. Stir just until all dry ingredients are moistened. Do not beat. Drop batter by spoonfuls, 2 inches apart, on oiled cookie sheets. Bake 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

Recipe from The Saturday Evening Post Fiber & Bran Better Health Cookbook, © The Saturday Evening Post Society. All rights reserved.

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