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Superpowered Cacao & Maca Oat Cookies

Need a breakfast you can grab and go? Or have a lonesome, overripe banana? These healthy cacao and maca oat cookies are the perfect quick solution, trust me!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 cookies
Calories 111 kcal


  • 30 g dried dates
  • 1 very ripe banana
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 ½ tsp maca powder
  • 1 tbsp cacao powder
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C (fan)
  • Boil the kettle, then add the dates to a bowl and cover in water.
    30 g dried dates
  • Meanwhile, in separate bowl, mash the banana until the are no chunks (it'll be kind of like a paste).
    1 very ripe banana
  • Once the dates have soaked for about 5 minutes, put them in a mini blender with about a tablespoon of the liquid, and process until a rough, chunky texture (or alternatively chop up and mash together using a fork and a little of the soaking liquid).
  • Add the blended dates, oats, maca, cacao and maple syrup to the banana and mix thoroughly.
    1 cup oats, 1 ½ tsp maca powder, 1 tbsp cacao powder, 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • Spoon onto a lined cookie sheet and press into round shapes.
  • Bake in the centre of the oven for 15 minutes, until firm.