Recipe of the Week: Healthy Banana Oatmeal Cookies


Treat yourself to these delightful and nutritious Banana Oatmeal Cookies! Perfect for a quick snack or a healthy dessert, these cookies are packed with wholesome ingredients and are incredibly easy to make. Plus, they’re naturally sweetened with ripe bananas and a touch of honey.


  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips (optional)
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts (optional)


  1. Preheat the Oven: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Mash the Bananas: In a large bowl, mash the ripe bananas until smooth.
  3. Mix Ingredients: Add the oats, almond butter, honey or maple syrup, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and baking powder to the bowl. Stir until well combined.
  4. Add Mix-ins: Fold in the dark chocolate chips and chopped nuts if using.
  5. Form Cookies: Scoop out tablespoon-sized portions of the dough and place them on the prepared baking sheet. Flatten each cookie slightly with the back of a spoon.
  6. Bake: Bake for 12-15 minutes or until the cookies are golden brown and set.
  7. Cool: Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.


These Healthy Banana Oatmeal Cookies are perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth while sticking to your health goals. Share them with family and friends, or enjoy them as a guilt-free treat anytime!

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