Three Ingredient Coconut Banana Cookies

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RECIPE BY MEGAN MAHEDY
Recipe type: Dessert, Snack
Makes: 10 cookies

This simple, delicious and healthy recipe for three-ingredient banana coconut cookies uses nutritious, accessible ingredients perfect for the average college student, and is naturally free of gluten, added sugar, dairy, nuts and eggs.
These cookies make a healthy and easy snack or dessert, they can be frozen or stuck in the microwave for a quick and easy breakfast in 15 seconds.

INGREDIENTS
•   2 large bananas
•   1 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut flakes
•   1/2 tbsp cinnamon
•   OPTIONAL: Dark chocolate chips for drizzle on top

INSTRUCTIONS
1.   Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease tin foil on a cookie tray.
2.   Mash the bananas in a medium sized bowl, then stir in the coconut flakes and cinnamon until well combined.
3.   Roll into small balls, then flatten into discs on cookie tray.
4.   Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes. For a crispier finish, place cookies on top rack and turn oven to broil for     five minutes, or cook until top is golden brown.
OPTIONAL: Melt dark chocolate chips in microwave with a bit of coconut oil, and drizzle chocolate on tops of cookies, then add a pinch of sea salt.

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