Easy Banana Date Cookies

Serves 12

COST: $0.54

Per 1 cookie

Calories: 77

Fat: 3g

Carbohydrates: 14g

Protein: 1g

Fiber: 2g

Sugar: 10g

Sodium: 2mg

1 cup chopped pitted dates

1 banana (medium ripe)

1⁄4 teaspoon vanilla

13⁄4 cups coconut flakes

Preheat oven to 375°F. Cover dates in water and soak for about 10 minutes until softened. Drain.
Process together the dates, banana, and vanilla in a food processor until almost smooth. Stir in coconut flakes by hand until thick. You may need a little more or less than 13⁄4 cups.
Drop by generous tablespoonfuls onto a cookie sheet. Bake 10–12 minutes, or until done. Cookies will be soft and chewy.