3 ingredient oatmeal banana cookies are the easiest that you can make! Oatmeal, banana and chocolate chips are the three ingredients you need to make a healthy snack. Quick and easy breakfast idea for your family.
These delicious oatmeal banana cookies are vegan, gluten-free, without added sugar. They are crispy outside, chewy and soft inside.
They are perfect to serve for breakfast with a cup of tea or coffee! It is like a bowl of oatmeal, but in a cookie form. You can eat them with yogurt and they will keep you full for couple hours.
Great idea for busy mornings, or pack in the car or for school lunch. Toddlers will love them, because of the chocolate!
If you can’t think of a quick and healthy breakfast idea and your oatmeal bowl is boring, try this 3 ingredient oatmeal banana cookies recipe!
Bananas. Use ripe or overripe bananas that will add the sweetness, easy to mash with a fork. Perfect idea for leftover bananas!
Oatmeal. I used quick oats for this cookie recipe. But you can pulse rolled oats few times in the food processor and use instead of quick oats.
Rolled oats will make them more crunchy, but I like how the cookies look with quick oats!
Leave rolled oats for Granola. However, don’t worry! Both oatmeal types are pretty interchangeable.
Chocolate chips. I love cookies with chocolate! It will melt into cookies and make them more rich. Who wants to skip small bites of chocolate in your cookies? Not me. I am a fan or dark chocolate, but you can also use semi-sweet.
You can use nuts, shredded coconut, dried fruits such as raisins or currants instead of chocolate. Check our healthy oatmeal cookie recipe! Add more flavor with a pinch of cinnamon or vanilla.
How to make 3 ingredient oatmeal banana cookies
You will be surprised how easy these 3 ingredient oatmeal banana cookies come together!
Mash two bananas, add a cup and a half of oatmeal and a quarter cup of chocolate chips. Mix all three ingredients with a spatula until just combined.
Preheat the oven to 180 C / 350 F. Prepare a large baking tray, layered with parchment paper.
Form the balls with a scoop, and put them on the baking sheet, with a distance from each other. Using wet fingers or two teaspoons, press and form the cookies from the balls.
Bake 3 ingredients oatmeal banana cookies 20 minutes until bottom and top is golden brown. Baking time depends on the size of the cookies.
Let them cool and enjoy!
This recipe makes 12 cookies and can be easily doubled!
Are oatmeal cookies healthy?
These oatmeal cookies are much healthier than regular cookies for sure! Oatmeal naturally contains a lot of carbs. Oats are good source of protein and fiber.
If you are on gluten-free diet, keep an eye on the labels on a pack and buy only gluten-free quick oats!
Dark chocolate consumption may improve your brain. So it is good to eat few cookies with chocolate with your morning cup!
Storing oatmeal banana cookies
These cookies will keep well 4 days at room temperature and extra 2 more days, if you place them right away in the fridge.
Store in an air-tight container. But they don’t have to be refrigerated!
You can freeze these cookies up to 4 months. Store in the air-tight container. Thaw overnight in the fridge.
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3 Ingredient Oatmeal Banana Cookies
- Baking tray
- parchment paper
- 2 bananas
- 1½ cup oatmeal oats, pulsed
- ¼ cup chocolate chips
- Preheat the oven to 180 C / 350 F.
- Mash two bananas, add a cup.
- Add oatmeal to banana mash.
- Add chocolate chips.
- Mix all together with a spatula.
- Prepare a large baking tray, layered with parchment paper.
- Form the balls with a scoop, and put them on the baking sheet.
- Using wet fingers or two teaspoons, press and form the cookies from the balls.
- Bake cookies 20 minutes until golden and the bottom is browned. Baking time depend on the size of the cookies.