Shawn’s Study Snacks

Discovered by value of using what was left in my University Residence cupboards. A high energy cookie, easy to make, addictive and great when studying for exams.

Original recipe makes 4 – 5 dozen


3 bananas, mashed
3/4 cup butter
1 egg
1 cup white sugar
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 1/2 cups rolled oats
3/4 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup raisins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Mix together in order given, making sure that butter or margarine is well beaten in. You can add up to 1/2 teaspoon more of cinnamon if you like spice. More flour may be added if batter is runny.
  3. Drop by tablespoonfuls on greased baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes or until edges are slightly brown. Cookies with be soft.


Calories: 84 kcal
Carbohydrates: 12.2 g
Cholesterol: 10 mg
Fat: 3.6 g
Fiber: 0.7 g
Protein: 1.3 g
Sodium: 39 mg