Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies with chocolate chips and protein are perfect for breakfast on the go! They take only 15 minutes and are chewy, delicious and protein packed.These cookies are going to be your favorite meal prepped breakfast treats.
Why Make These Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies
These cookies are soft, chewy and easy to make. With only about 5 ingredient they are healthy, addictive and kid approved. You can top them with a little icing if you like them sweeter, or keep they clean and skip the icing.
These Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies can have optional add-ins, they are easy to switch things up with different toppings and mix ins. They are vegan and gluten free if you use a vegan protein powder.
Ingredients For Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies
Oats. I prefer old fashioned or quick oats.
Bananas. 3 medium sized, or 2 large. It should make a heaping cup full once mashed.
Peanut Butter. Chunky or creamy will work.
Protein Powder. I use a plant based protein powder in Vanilla flavor. Any will work.
Chocolate Chips. Semi Sweet, dark or milk chocolate will work.
Salt. Just a small pinch for flavor
2- ingredient Icing. Optional!
Other Mix-In Ideas
- Vanilla Extract
- Dried Fruit
- White Chocolate Chips
- Maple Syrup
- Flax or Chia Seeds
How To Make These Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies
Step One. Set oven to 350º Mash up bananas well. Be sure there are no chunks. Add in peanut butter, oats, salt, chocolate chips and protein.
Step Two. Once dough is mixed, it should be sticky! Place 1 - 1.5 inch balls on a parchment lined cookie sheet. press them down lightly. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Let them cool before enjoying.
Optional. Drizzle on two ingredient icing. Whisk 1/2 cup powdered sugar with 1/2 tsp water or milk. Add more sugar to thicken. Add a small amount more of liquid to thin.
Tips and Tricks For Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies
Be sure to mash your banana well! If your bananas aren't quite ripe enough, stick them in the oven for 5 minutes on 300º to help ripen.
See above in the blog post for other add-in ideas!
No, this recipe turns out great without it. I prefer the added protein personally.
yes, any powder of your liking will work.
Yes, any nut butter will work with this recipe.
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Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies
- 3 ripe bananas about one cup
- ½ cup peanut butter *
- 1⅓ cup oats *
- ¼ cup protein powder any will work
- ½ tsp salt optional for flavor
- ½ cup chocolate chips
- ½ cup powdered sugar or confectioner sugar
- ½ tsp almond milk or water
- Set oven to 350º Mash up bananas well. Be sure there are no chunks. Add in peanut butter, oats, salt, chocolate chips and protein.
- Once dough is mixed, it should be sticky! Place 1 - 1.5 inch balls on a parchment lined cookie sheet. Press them down lightly. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Let them cool before enjoying.
- Optional: Drizzle on two ingredient icing once completely cooled. Whisk 1/2 cup powdered sugar with 1/2 tsp water or milk. Add more sugar to thicken. Add a small amount more of liquid to thin if needed.
These things are guilt free and delish! The family is begging for me to make another batch!
These are a great dessert to keep me on my macro diet!
Putting in the oven now - I am doing in in an 8x8 pan for bars. Wish me luck!
Hi Keyko! I hope you loved these! Please let us know 🙂