Last-minute Christmas cookies that can become anything!

Course Dessert, Snack
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Resting time 30 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes


  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 stick (100g) butter
  • 1 2/3 cup (200g) whole spelt flour
  • 2-3 tbsp cacao powder optional, for chocolate cookies


  1. Mash banana with a fork.

  2. Add butter & flour (and cacao powder) to make a dough.

  3. Dust the working surface with powder of your choice (see article) & roll the dough into a log.

  4. Leave the log to get as cold as possible (it's easier to cut).

  5. Preheat the oven to 350°F/180°C

  6. Cut the log into slices, as cut-out cookies (0.4 inch, 1cm).

  7. Bake for ca. 12 minutes.

  8. They will be squishy when freshly out of the oven – carefully not to break them (I use cake server), take them out & let them cool down.

  9. Enjoy!