20 Minute Applesauce Cookies - 3 Guiding Stars
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Ripe bananas and applesauce bring sweetness and moisture to these star-worthy cookies that are so delicious your kids will gobble them up!

Tip: If you don’t have apple pie spice mix on hand, use a mix of ½ tsp. cinnamon, ¼ tsp. nutmeg, and ⅛ tsp. allspice.


  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • ⅓ cup applesauce
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp. ground flax
  • ½ tsp. apple pie spice mix
  • ½ cup dried cherries


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Using a fork, mash the bananas in a bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients, mixing well.
  3. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto a parchment-lined cookie sheet. Bake for until springy to the touch (18-20 minutes).
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 50; Total Fat 0.5g (1% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 0g (0% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 0mg (0% DV); Total Carbohydrate 10g (4% DV); Dietary Fiber 1.5g (4% DV); Total Sugars 2g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 2g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 0% DV; Iron 0% DV; Potassium 2% DV; Manganese 20% DV; Molybdenum 15% DV; Copper 10% DV.
Recipe by Guiding Stars at https://guidingstars.com/recipes/20-minute-applesauce-cookies/
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