Banana Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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I have a serious addiction to one particular food – cookies. My addiction runs deep too, I particularly love the chocolate chips that go into cookies. So much so that I keep a bag frozen in the freezer at all times. When I need a little pick me up, I stop by and grab a handful of chocolate chips. Then, I tell myself those calories don’t count.

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It’s better than eating a whole cookie, right? Well, it’s probably just as bad. My cookie addiction has trickled down to my daughter too. She’s obsessed with cookies! There are certain stores I can no longer drive by or I hear this high-pitched voice squealing in the backseat, “cookie, cookie, cookie!” It then turns to screaming when she realizes we have passed her beloved cookie stop.

This past week though, I made my kids’ day when I greeted them with a plate of banana oatmeal cookies. Of course, these are probably a healthier version than a traditional chocolate chip, but they are still tasty and perfect for a treat. We also like to make variations of these by adding chocolate chips to them too.

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This time though, I skipped the chocolate and served them up with a side of cold milk. My husband was thrilled to see these too. Considering the cold days we had this past winter and were having this particular day, this was a welcome surprise when he walked in the door.

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I made these cookies by adapting my favorite oatmeal raisin cookies. These cookies are more soft and moist than the traditional oatmeal cookie because of the bananas. They reminded me of a cake-style cookie.

My kids ate one, and then minutes later they were begging me for another. My family loved these, and I am sure you will too!

What is your favorite cookie?

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Banana Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Kristy Still
Banana Oatmeal Cookies use up those ripe bananas in a delicious way. You’ll be grabbing another!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 36 1 cookie
Calories 124.59 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2.25 All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 Baking Soda
  • 1 Salt
  • 1 Butter Softened and diced
  • 0.75 Granulated Sugar
  • 0.75 Brown Sugar Packed
  • 2 Egg
  • 1 Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Banana Mashed
  • 1 Quick Oats
  • 1 Ground Cinnamon
  • Semisweet Chocolate Chips Optional

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • Combine all ingredients, in the order listed, in a mixing bowl or stand mixer, then mix well.
  • Drop by the tablespoon on an ungreased cookie sheet, placing about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  • Remove cookies and cool for 5 minutes before placing on a wire rack to continue cooling.

Nutrition

Calories: 124.59kcalCarbohydrates: 16.2gProtein: 1.5gFat: 5.62gSaturated Fat: 3.28gSodium: 101.28mgFiber: 0.38gSugar: 9.34g
Keyword Baked, Baking, Bananas, Cookies, Desserts, Easy, Family Meals and Snacks, Oatmeal, Snacks
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