2 ingredient banana oatmeal cookies

These are the easiest (and most delicious) banana oatmeal cookies you’ll ever make! They come together with just 3 ingredients & bake into an irresistibly chewy texture that’ll make it hard to lớn stop at one cookie. But that’s okay – these cookies are on the healthier side!


The Best 3 Ingredient Banana Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

Whether it’s the holidays or a typical weekday, a batch of easy-to-make banana oatmeal cookies delivers pure joy. So here’s a little nudge khổng lồ keep these 3 ingredient cookies up your sleeve. They’re delightfully chewy, pretty darn healthy, & have that delicious chocolate banana flavor we all know và love.

Banana oatmeal cookies make waking up in the morning much more enjoyable with a fresh cup of coffee. You’d could even consider them a breakfast cookie, if you omit the chocolate chips. Plus, they’ll give you a fun way to lớn cook with oats aside from your oatmeal or overnight oats routine!


What’s In These Oatmeal Cookies?

The best part is that you’ll likely have these three ingredients on hand. But there’s a few things to keep in mind (per ingredient) khổng lồ make sure your cookies turn out perfectly. Here’s a few tips:

Bananas: Since you’ll be mashing these, make sure your bananas are quite ripe! That way, they’ll also be sweet enough where you don’t need to địa chỉ cửa hàng additional sugars. Oats: After a few thử nghiệm runs, I found that using quick cooking oats results in a smoother and chewier texture. You can certainly showroom old fashioned rolled oats into the mix, but the cookies will have a chunkier, more raw oat-y texture (as they’ll absorb less of the mashed banana). Chocolate Chips: I love to use semi-sweet chocolate chips. But if you’re more of a milk or dark chocolate type of person – địa chỉ cửa hàng in what you like! & if you’re looking to mix in other ingredients besides chocolate chips, keep on reading for more ideas.

Find the printable recipe with measurements below.

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How to Make Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Now that we’ve got the ingredients situated, you’ll be glad to hear the baking part is just as easy! But first, preheat your oven heated to 350°F (177°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Make the banana oat mixture. First, mash up the bananas in a large bowl. I normally vày this with a fork for a quick and easy mash. But you can also use a potato masher if you have one. Then stir in the oats until everything is well combined.

Add the chocolate chips.

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This is where you can add your favorite add-ins, whether that’s chocolate chips or something else. Just give it all a stir until the cookie dough is perfectly combined.

Make the cookie shape. Each cookie is about 1 ½ tablespoons of dough (which should make 15 cookies). After all the dough is portioned out on the baking sheet use your fingers to lớn flatten them into a round cookie shape as they won’t flatten as they bake.

It’s baking time. This will take a short 13 khổng lồ 15 minutes! Once you remove them from the oven, let them cool on the baking sheet for a couple of minutes before you enjoy.


A Few Tips…

Make sure lớn use quick cooking oats. Technically, you can use half rolled oats và half quick cooking oats. But as I mentioned above, quick cooking oats creates a much smoother & enjoyable texture – especially for cookies.

Ways to lớn Store

Although these cookies can easily be devoured, it’s always a good idea khổng lồ save some for the following day. So here’s a few ways you can store them either for a week or to enjoy months later!

To freeze: Make a second batch and freeze them! Trust me, they’ll come in handy when you’re craving something sweet, but don’t have the time khổng lồ bake. Just store them in a freezer safe container or bag and địa chỉ parchment paper in between each layer to prevent the cookies from sticking to lớn each other. Thaw them in the fridge overnight before you’d like to enjoy.

Side note: don’t be alarmed when these cookies turn darker brown. They will naturally become darker due lớn the banana browning over time. But they’re still safe to consume!

Banana Oatmeal Cookies Recipe Video

Watch how easy these oatmeal cookies come together in the video clip below!