Use those ripe bananas up using my healthy & delicious Banana Oatmeal cookies recipe. It’s vegan AND gluten-free! Customize it with your choice of nut butter & dairy-free milk. They’re so good that I ate 7 of them straight out of the oven!

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-Chef Julie

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Banana Oatmeal Cookies (Vegan+Gluten-Free)

Use those ripe bananas up using my healthy & delicious Banana Oatmeal cookies recipe. Customize it with your choice of nut butter & dairy-free milk. It's so good I ate 7 of them straight out of the oven!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Sweets
Servings: 12 each
Calories: 105kcal

Special Equipment

  • Sheet pan
  • 1 Medium to large Mixing Bowl 
  • 1 fork or whisk
  • Measuring cups & spoons
  • Parchment paper for lining the pan

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Nut butter of choice (I used peanut butter)
  • 3/4 Cup Brown Sugar packed
  • 1/2 Cup Mashed banana about 2 medium bananas, very ripe 
  • 1 Cup All-purpose Gluten-free flour or sub Almond or coconut flour & double the flax “egg”
  • 1.5 Cups Oats
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • 1 each Flax “egg” (1 Tbsp. ground flax meal mixed with 1 Tbsp. water)
  • ¼ Cup Non-dairy milk (almond, soy, coconut, etc.)
  • 1/2 . tsp Baking powder
  • 1-1.5  tsp.  Cinnamon or Pumpkin pie spice mix
  • 1/4 . tsp Salt
  • Oil or spray for greasing the pan

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a mixing bowl, Mash the banana, nut butter & sugar using a fork or potato masher
  • Mix in the vanilla, flax egg, milk and mix well.
  • Add in the remaining dry ingredients (flour, oats, baking powder, salt, cinnamon) and stir to combine.
  • Line the pan with parchment paper or grease with oil.
  • Bake for approximately 15-20 minutes until cooked through.
  • Let cool slightly and enjoy warm right away or keep in an airtight container for up to a we
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Notes

Suggestions:
  • Optional add-ins: dried cranberries, blueberries, pecans, almonds, anything you like!  
  • You could replace the flax egg with a real egg for non-vegan or skip it all together and add another ¼ cup of nut butter

Nutrition

Serving: 20g | Calories: 105kcal