Back to School Cookies


No flour, no sugar makes these allergy-friendly but a tasty treat for all!

Back to School Cookies Photo

Yield: 14 cookies



  • 3 mashed bananas (ripe)
  • 1/3 cup applesauce, unsweetened
  • 2 cups oats (gluten-free if necessary)
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts (we prefer almonds, walnuts are also good)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips or carob chips*, optional

*adds sugar to the recipe, but a great way to moderate the sweet tooth!




  1. Mix all ingredients in a medium bowl. Spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray and add cookies in 2 inch flattened cookie form or spread out on length of sheet for granola bar style.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15-20 minutes.

Photos by Kacy Meinecke


By Katie McGrath



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