Everyone has a sweet tooth. There are very few people who don’t like sweets, especially chocolate or cookies. We all have our favorite cookies and chocolates, but they’re not for everyone. If you have diabetes or any heart related problems, then you need to pay special attention to your diet.
Not only that, but everyone will advise you to eat non-greasy foods due to the risk of heart disease. In this case, if you are craving something sweet, then we are here to solve your problem.
Today we’re going to introduce you to a heart-healthy special raspberry banana cookie, which consists of two major fruits, banana and raspberry. These are non-oily and healthy. Also, these are baked.
So let’s take a quick look at the recipe for Raspberry Banana Cookies
What to Need to Make Raspberry and Banana Cookies
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup (115 g) unsalted butter, melted
3/4 cup (150 g) light brown sugar
1 small banana – 100 g, mashed
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup (175 g) chocolate chips
1/4 cup (25 grams) frozen raspberry puree
Raspberry Banana Cookies Recipe
Preheat oven to 180C/350F and line a baking sheet with butter paper or a silicone mat.
Now – in a bowl combine all purpose flour, baking soda, cornmeal and salt.
Beat butter and sugar until combined. Add the mashed banana and vanilla and mix.
Add dry ingredients and mix until fully combined. Also add chocolate chips and raspberries.
Roll dough into 1.5 oz balls (or use a medium cookie scoop) and place on a baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
Let the cookies cool on the pan for 5-10 minutes first.
Learn about the nutritional value of cookies
Total Fat: 7g
Saturated Fat: 4g
Trans fat: 0g
Unsaturated fat: 3g
Cholesterol: 12 mg
Sodium: 62 mg
Carbohydrates: 25 grams
Sugar: 13 grams
Find out how these cookies can benefit your heart health
1. According to the National Institutes of Health, antioxidant polyphenols called ellagitannins may help reduce oxidative stress. Therefore, it is also good for heart health.
2. Raspberries help eliminate any inflammation. Therefore, it also helps to improve the digestive system. So metabolism is also good.
3. Raspberries are an excellent source of vitamin C. They can also help reduce heart disease risk factors and control blood sugar.