Chickpea Baby and Toddler Cookies

These "cookies" were a hit.  If you have seen some of my other recipes, you know I love the concept of cookies, but I make them my own (typically packed with nutrition, check out my monster cookies, one of my toddler's favorites!)  My youngest was recently diagnosed with an egg allergy, so I wanted to make something both girls could eat and enjoy, as a breakfast or a snack.  These are packed with nutrients, not too sweet, and perfect for baby and toddler hands!

Ingredients:

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  • 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter or your favorite nut butter (optional)
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cup oats
  • 1/4 cup teff flour (or your favorite flour)
  • 1/4 cup infant oat cereal (optional)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Place all ingredients into blender
  3. Blend until well incorportated
  4. Drop ~1 tbsp on well greased cookie sheet
  5. Bake about 10 minutes
  6. Remove from oven, flip, and smash a bit with a fork
  7. Bake about 5-10 minutes, until baked through
  8. Enjoy!