Homemade Baby Food And Toddler Recipes, Including These Soft Banana Cranberry Cookie Recipe.
Soft Cranberry Banana Cookies
From Better Baby Food
1?2 cup finely chopped dried cranberries
1 ripe medium banana, mashed
1?3 cup butter or margarine (see tip)
1?4 cup apple juice
1?2 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
1?2 cup all-purpose flour
1?4 cup packed brown sugar
1 tsp baking soda
Preheat oven to 350°F
1. In a bowl, stir together cranberries (if using), banana, butter, apple juice, egg and vanilla; mix until smooth. Stir in rolled oats, flour, brown sugar and baking soda;
2. Drop by spoonfuls onto greased baking pans; flatten with a fork. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Let cool on a wire rack before storing in a tightly closed container.
Makes 36 cookies
For a peanut-flavored version of these cookies - and where there is no danger of nut allergy - replace the butter or margarine with peanut butter.
Nutritional analysis (per cookie)
Iron – 0.4mg
Calcium – 5mg
Fiber – 1g
Fat – 2g
Carbohydrate – 8g
Protein – 1g
Energy – 55 kcal
Recipes reprinted with permission from Better Baby Food, 2/E, by Daina Kalnins and Joanne Saab, Robert Rose Inc. 2008.
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