These Gluten-Free Chewy Banana Oatmeal Cookies came about in sort of a roundabout manner.
My husband mentioned seeing a post about strawberry Oatmeal cookies. That sounded awesome to me, so I started working on a recipe to make something like that.
At the same time, we had some bananas that were extremely ripe, and begging to be baked into something. Banana bread sounded really good, but I'd already had my mind set on cookies.
... So I split the difference, and now we have a tasty batch of banana oatmeal cookies!
As with all of my gluten-free cookies, these have a fantastic texture - soft and chewy, with a bit of bite from the oats. They're great for the whole family / friends - no one would ever guess they're gluten-free. I'm not a big fan of the "gluten-free cookies are punishment" thing, which is why I use a blend of flours specific to each recipe. The textures and flavours work together to make a fantastic cookie.
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