Give molasses cookies a wholesome upgrade with this
recipe. A combo of whole-wheat flour, spices and
blackstrap molasses, a natural sweetener rich in iron,
produces a soft, chewy cookie laced with ginger and
cinnamon.

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time20 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time45 mins

Ingredients

 2 tbsp. ground flax
 1 egg white
 1 banana
 1 c. whole-wheat flour
 1 c. oats (not instant)
 1/2 c. blackstrap molasses
 2 tsp. cinnamon
 1 tsp. ground ginger
 1 tsp. baking soda

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine flax and egg white in a bowl.

2

Set aside.

3

Using a fork, mash banana in a bowl. Add flour and oats.

4

Mix well.

5

Add flax mixture and molasses, mixing until everything is combined.

6

Add the rest of the ingredients, stirring well.

7

Scoop out rounded spoonfuls of batter onto a baking sheet.

Ingredients

 2 tbsp. ground flax
 1 egg white
 1 banana
 1 c. whole-wheat flour
 1 c. oats (not instant)
 1/2 c. blackstrap molasses
 2 tsp. cinnamon
 1 tsp. ground ginger
 1 tsp. baking soda

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine flax and egg white in a bowl.

2

Set aside.

3

Using a fork, mash banana in a bowl. Add flour and oats.

4

Mix well.

5

Add flax mixture and molasses, mixing until everything is combined.

6

Add the rest of the ingredients, stirring well.

7

Scoop out rounded spoonfuls of batter onto a baking sheet.

Molasses Cookies