Banana and chocolate chip cookies

  • 140 g spelt flour
  • 70 g whole wheat or kamut flour
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 100 g spelt flakes
  • 220 g chocolate chips*
  • 135 g butter at room temperature
  • 80 g dark brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 or 2 ripe bananas
  1. In a bowl, combine flour, salt, baking soda and spelt flakes.
  2. Mash bananas with a fork .
  3. In another bowl, mix butter with sugar and beat until smooth.  Add egg, bananas, and mix well. Add first mixture to second one. Add chocolate chips. *(chocolate may be replaced by carob )  Cover the bowl and leave in fridge for 15 minutes.
  4. Pre-heat oven to 375°F (190°).
  5. With a soup spoon, gather some of the dough into 5 by 3 cm. balls and drop on cookie sheets, leaving 5 cm between each cookie.  The cookies will spread during baking.
  6. Bake for about 14 minutes or until golden.
  7. Remove cookies from oven. Allow to cool completely.
  8. Share with  loved ones.

Thanks to Martine for these great cookies.