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Banana and Oat Cookies

Banana Oatmeal Cookies are naturally sweetened and easy to prepare. With only two base ingredients and a variety of ways to customise, you can make a version to suit every family member! 
Course Snack / Breakfast
Cuisine Western
Keyword 2 Ingredient Banana Cookies, Banana Oat Cookies, Banana Oatmeal Cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 55kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 Ripe bananas *NOTE 1
  • 165g 1 3/4 cup Oats *NOTE 2 & 3

Instructions

  • Pre heat oven to 180C / 350F / Gas Mark 4 and line a baking tray/sheet with baking/parchment paper
  • In a large mixing bowl mash the bananas really well, until smooth. Add the oats and mix until fully combined. 
  • Add in any additions to suit taste *NOTE 4
  • Form tablespoon sized cookies and place on prepared baking tray. (make sure to form cookie shapes and not balls as these will not spread into shape like normal cookies)
  • Bake for approx 15 mins, or until cookies are golden and set. 
  • Allow to cool before eating. 

Notes

  1. The riper your bananas the sweeter your cookie will be.
  2. You can use rolled oats, quick oats or oat flour. I rarely buy quick oats but I usually blitz rolled oats in a blender for a couple of seconds to break them down a bit.
  3. You need roughly 165g of oats to two large bananas. This roughly equates to 1 3/4  cups rolled oats or 1 1/2 cups quick oats /oat flour.
  4. Add a range of additional ingredient to change the flavour profile (e.g spices, lime/ orange zest, choc chips, dried fruit etc. See post for a detailed list of suggestions and flavour combinations.) 
  5. Store in an airtight container for 1-2 days or freeze. 
Nutritional information is a ROUGH guide only, calculated using an online nutrition calculator. It does not include any additional add-ins. 

Nutrition

Calories: 55kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Potassium: 96mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 1.4mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 0.5mg