Michelle Cooks: Flourless Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies

FLOURLESS PEANUT BUTTER BANANA OATMEAL COOKIES

PREP TIME: 5 MINS

COOK TIME: 15 MINS

TOTAL TIME: 20 MINUTES

 

With just three basic ingredients, you can have a wholesome treat to enjoy at any time of the day and even help curb your sweet tooth. 

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups (225 g) quick oats
  • 2 (285 g, approx. 1.25 cups) ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup (125 g) natural peanut butter (or other nut or seed butter of choice)
  • (OPTIONAL) 1-2 tbsp maple syrup or coconut sugar, or stevia to taste
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup (45 g) dairy-free chocolate chips or 1/4 cup add-in of choice such as chopped nuts, raisins or dried cranberries (add up to 1/2 cup if you want and feel free to mix and match!)

 

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Pre-heat oven to 350 F.
  • Mash the bananas in in a bowl with a fork until they form a paste.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well.
  • Drop 16 spoonfuls onto a cookie sheet, shaping each spoonful into a cookie shape.
  • Bake for 15 minutes. They should be firm and slightly browned when done.

To see Michelle make this yummy treat, watch the video above.

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