Healthy Banana Cookies

Healthy Banana Cookies

Have bananas that are over ripe, but tired of banana bread? Then these Healthy Banana Cookies are for you! They are the perfect guilt-free, soft, chewy snack! No sugar, no eggs, no butter, no oil! And super simple and easy to throw together.

We love to Fatbike on the snowy trails with our boys (Zeus and Thor) – these treats are a must have when on a long ride. The bananas add flavor, texture and sweetness. And the wholesome ingredients make these so much better than any packaged protein or energy snack.

You can make so many variations with these cookies, simple add 2-3 tablespoons chocolate chips, dried fruit, nuts, coconut or combinations of these to make them unique each time.

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Ingredients for Healthy Banana Cookies

  • Ripe Bananas, not green
  • Old-Fashioned Oats
  • Oat flour
  • Baking powder
  • Salt
  • Cinnamon
  • Vanilla Extract

How to make:

Mashed bananas in a white bowl.

Start by mashing up 2 large over ripe bananas (or 3 small), it should measure about 1 – 1 1/4 cups.

Dry ingredients, oats, oat flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon mix together in a silver bowl.

In a large bowl mix dry ingredients.

Metal beater mixing banana cookie dough in a silver meal bowl.

Then add mashed bananas and vanilla. Beat with a hand or stand mixer until combined. If you do not have a mixer then just mix with a spoon until ingredients are smooth and combined. If you choose to add chocolate chips or other add-ons, then add here.

Six banana cookies on parchment paper.

Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Place heaping spoonfuls on prepared cookie sheet and bake 10-12 minutes. Until cookies are slightly browned.

Six banana cookies stacked with one positioned on side on a white linen.
Banana Cookies
Banana cookies with chocolate chips in a metal rack.
Variation – Banana cookies with chocolate chips

Healthy Banana Cookies

No sugar, no oil, no eggs
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Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: Healthy, No sugar
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 163kcal
Author: hungrydanekitchen

Ingredients

  • 1.25 cups Bananas mashed, ripe about 2 large or 3 small
  • 1 cup Old-Fashoined Rolled Oats
  • 1 cup Oat Flour see notes
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 3/4 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350. Line a cookie (baking) sheet with parchment paper (or oil sheet)
  • Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl
  • Add mashed bananas and vanilla to bowl. Beat with a mixer until smooth and combined (*if adding chocolate chips or other add-ons, then add here and mix)
  • Place heaping spoonfuls on prepared sheet and bake 10-12 minutes or until slightly browned.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

*If you do not have oat flour and have a food processor – add a cup of oats to processor and blend until flour texture.
*Add-ons: chocolate chips, nuts, dried fruit, or coconut for different variations. Pictured above is a variation adding chocolate chips! Soooo good!

Nutrition

Serving: 6g | Calories: 163kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 173mg | Potassium: 237mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 21IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 2mg

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