March 6, 2017 | Home >Recipe >Banana Oat Breakfast Cookies
Banana Oat Breakfast Cookies
March 6, 2017 | Home >Recipe >Banana Oat Breakfast Cookies

Banana Oat Breakfast Cookies

Banana Oat Breakfast Cookies

Serves: 12
Prep Time: 15 m
Cook Time: 30 m
  • Nutrition per serving   % daily value
  • Calories: 99 5%
  • Fat: 2 g 3%
  • Carb: 18 g 6%
  • Fiber: 2 g 8%
  • Protein: 2 g 4%
  • Sugar: 7 g

Ingredients

  • 2 medium – banana
  • 1 cup – applesauce, unsweetened
  • 1 teaspoon – vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon – cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cup – oats, dry
  • 1/3 cup – raisins, seedless
  • 1/4 cup – walnuts, chopped

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mash bananas with the back of a fork until creamy (the riper the better!). Set aside.
  3. Add applesauce to a mixing bowl, then stir in mashed bananas, vanilla, and cinnamon.
  4. Fold in remaining ingredients and let set for 10 minutes.
  5. Drop cookie dough by spoonfuls onto a parchment paper-lined cookie sheet, then flatten cookies into rounds. (The batter should yield about 16 regular size cookies, 12 if you're wanting them a bit bigger.)
  6. Bake approximately 30-35 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through.
  7. Remove from oven and let rest on the cookie sheet for 5 minutes before moving to a wire rack to finish cooling.
  8. Store any leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature.
You know your kids will want to try it if you call it a breakfast COOKIE! The raisins can be replaced with dried cranberries, and 2/3 cup puréed mango may be used instead of the bananas if preferred; if using the mango, you may want to add a bit of sugar, honey, or other sweetener to the mix. 

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition per serving % daily value
  • Calories: 99 5%
  • Fat: 2 g 3%
  • Carb: 18 g 6%
  • Fiber: 2 g 8%
  • Protein: 2 g 4%
  • Sugar: 7 g
written by
Amy Roskelley

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Comments(8)
Toni says:

My son loved these!! We have made them twice. the second time, we added plain Greek yogurt in addition to all the other ingredients. Turns out really moist.

Amy says:

Thanks Toni! We’re glad he liked them!

Rochelle says:

I forgot to buy parchment paper. Hoping these will work on a cookie sheet sprayed with cooking spray instead.

Amy says:

It should be fine if you spray it well! Let us know!

Rochelle says:

Well they didn’t stick or anything, but I’m thinking I didn’t cook them long enough. Are they supposed to be crunchy like a cookie or doughy like a muffin? They turned out ok, but a different consistency then I anticipated. It’s only the second recipe I’ve tried, so I’m sure it’s a “user error” 🙂

Amy says:

Yes, mine were kind of cakey too. So, you did it right.

Jennifer says:

I feel kind of silly asking this….like it should be obvious….but, do I put them in the oven still on the parchment paper?

Amy says:

Yes! You bake them on the parchment paper. Totally oven safe.

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