Banana Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Kristy Still | Mommy Hates Cooking

Banana Oatmeal Cookies use up those ripe bananas in a delicious way. You'll be grabbing another!

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I have a serious addiction to one particular food - cookies. My addiction runs deep too, I particularly love the chocolate chips that go into cookies. So much so that I keep a bag frozen in the freezer at all times. When I need a little pick me up, I stop by and grab a handful of chocolate chips. Then, I tell myself those calories don’t count.

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It’s better than eating a whole cookie, right? Well, it’s probably just as bad. My cookie addiction has trickled down to my daughter too. She’s obsessed with cookies! There are certain stores I can no longer drive by or I hear this high-pitched voice squealing in the backseat, "cookie, cookie, cookie!" It then turns to screaming when she realizes we have passed her beloved cookie stop.

This past week though, I made my kids' day when I greeted them with a plate of banana oatmeal cookies. Of course, these are probably a healthier version than a traditional chocolate chip, but they are still tasty and perfect for a treat. We also like to make variations of these by adding chocolate chips to them too.

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This time though, I skipped the chocolate and served them up with a side of cold milk. My husband was thrilled to see these too. Considering the cold days we had this past winter and were having this particular day, this was a welcome surprise when he walked in the door.

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I made these cookies by adapting my favorite oatmeal raisin cookies. These cookies are more soft and moist than the traditional oatmeal cookie because of the bananas. They reminded me of a cake-style cookie.

My kids ate one, and then minutes later they were begging me for another. My family loved these, and I am sure you will too!

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Banana Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

    36 Servings


  • 2 1/4 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Butter, Softened and diced
  • 3/4 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Brown Sugar, Packed
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 medium Bananas, Mashed
  • 1 cup Quick Oats
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • Semisweet Chocolate Chips, Optional


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Combine all ingredients, in the order listed, in a mixing bowl or stand mixer, then mix well.
  3. Drop by the tablespoon on an ungreased cookie sheet, placing about 2 inches apart.
  4. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  5. Remove cookies and cool for 5 minutes before placing on a wire rack to continue cooling.


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Author: Kristy Still
Recipe Yields: 36 cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cookie
Servings Per Recipe 36

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 45
Calories 125

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
  Saturated Fat 3g
Sodium 101mg
Total Carbohydrate 16g
  Dietary Fiber 0g
  Sugars 9g
Protein 2g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Kristy Still

About Kristy

Kristy turned her hatred of cooking into a new outlet for creativity. Now that's the kind of attitude we're fanatical about! She blogs about all sorts of good food on Mommy Hates Cooking. On Food Fanatic, she's tackling all things Gluten Free.

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