2 ripe bananas, mashed
½ cup unsweetened apple sauce
1½ cup quick-cooking oats
½ cup finely ground walnuts
½ cup finely chopped dried apricots and/or dates
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix until evenly blended. Scoop out 1 heaping tablespoon and roll into a ball. Place onto the prepared baking sheet and flatten slightly. Repeat with remaining mixture. Bake about 30 minutes or until lightly golden. Cool on a wire rack. Store cookies in an airtight container for up to one week.
Yield: 2 dozen cookies
Nutrition facts per serving (1 cookie): 35 calories, 1g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 6g total carbohydrate, 1g protein.