Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

I am…SO tired.

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I noticed the other day that the bags under my eyes are more noticeable, and my hours of staying up late are now starting to affect me. I guess I think I’m 19 and in college…

Except in college I slept in, never cleaned, took long showers, and used my brain.

Now, at 25 I don’t sleep ever, I clean constantly, shower…HA…, and I just sent my mom a mother’s day card and addressed it to MY current address.

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The funny thing is, as I lie in bed at night asking my husband if I locked the doors and turned on the alarm for the 56th time, I know that I wouldn’t trade any of it.

I wouldn’t trade the sleepless nights, rocking my baby till she finally falls asleep. I’m still so grateful even when my girls are fighting over a fork. Although, thank goodness my friends at EllieLyn sent the girls and I matching necklaces…

And I love every moment of changing them in different princess dresses 108 times a day. I wouldn’t trade it. Ever.

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Thank you Boo and Sweet Pea for making me tired, because I wouldn’t have it any other way!

And thank you for giving me a reason to make chocolate chip cookies, and for being there to eat them with me first thing in the morning. THAT I would never change :).

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Peanut Butter Banana Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies
 
Ingredients
  • 2 c. + 2 TB. spelt flour, whole wheat pastry flour, or all purpose flour
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • dash of salt
  • ½ c. melted coconut oil, cooled
  • 6 TB. melted peanut butter, cooled
  • 1 c. coconut sugar
  • 1 TB. vanilla
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 small ripe bananas
  • 1¼ c. dark chocolate chopped
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. In a small bowl, whisk together dry ingredients and set aside.
  2. In another bowl whisk together oil and peanut butter. Add in coconut sugar and vanilla, and whisk together.
  3. Whisk in the egg yolk and bananas until combined.
  4. Add dry ingredients to wet, and mix together until combined. The batter will be thick and oily. Fold in the chocolate.
  5. Scoop cookies onto prepared baking sheet and bake in the oven for 10-11 minutes. Allow to cool on baking sheet for a few minutes, then remove onto cooling rack!
  6. Enjoy!

The original recipe for these cookies was made by Jessica at How Sweet It Is! I only changed a few things, so check out her cookies too! They look amazing!

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Now…Let’s hurry up and go to bed! Because first thing tomorrow morning, we eat cookies!

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Comments

  1. Oh I am so trying these! I need a healthier chocolate chip cookie recipe for my cookie monster kids! Thanks. 🙂

  2. These look awesome! I love the simplicity. Definitely will try for my next baking experience.

  3. Melissa Coats says:

    You are such a beautiful woman…and to be honest always have a glow about you. You can just see the happiness within your babies eyes because they have a mommy like you. Your pictures are filled with life and so many special moments. I love each one one them and thank you for sharing them. You always put life into perspective..I thank you for that as well. My son and I have been making “kie coos” as he calls them weekly there a great snack or breakfast. but I think ive added in to many extra ingredients (flax and chia seed)and now there just dry so this recipe of yours came at a perfect time. Hopr you and your family have a long and relaxing weekend together.
    Melissa

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