1 cup cooked Irish Oatmeal
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup all purpose flour
3 tablespoons flax
1/3rd cup raisins and/or chocolate chips
Sugar for sprinkling
Oven preheated to 350 degrees F
With an electric mixer on medium speed, cream the butter for several minutes until it is a pale yellow color. Add the banana and continue to cream until you reach a smooth consistency. Beat in the egg and the vanilla.
In a separate bowl, gently stir together the oatmeal, flour, baking powder and baking soda, just enough to combine the ingredients.Add this mixture tp the butter mixture to combine.
Drop by rounded tablespoons onto the cookie sheets. Bake for 12-14 minutes, until the cookies are firm and the edges just beginning to brown. Transfer to a cooling rack to cool.