Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies

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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.

Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies with icing.
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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 Needed

Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies ingredients

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

  • Walnuts
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Pecans
  • Dried Fruit
  • White Chocolate Chips
  • Maple Syrup
  • Honey
  • Flax or Chia Seeds

How To Make This Recipe

Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies Steps in Bowls

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 FAQ’s

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!

Do I have to use protein powder?

No, this recipe turns out great without it. I prefer the added protein personally.

Can I use any protein powder?

yes, any powder of your liking will work.

Will almond butter work instead of peanut butter?

Yes, any nut butter will work with this recipe.

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Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies
5 from 5 votes

Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies

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
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Servings: 12

Ingredients 

  • 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

Optional Icing

  • ½ cup powdered sugar or confectioner sugar
  • ½ tsp almond milk or water

Instructions 

  • 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.

Notes

*or almond butter
*old fashioned or quick oats

Nutrition

Calories: 158kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 149mg | Potassium: 206mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Author: Bailey
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 158
Keyword: 15 minute
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5 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    These things are guilt free and delish! The family is begging for me to make another batch!

  2. 5 stars
    These are a great dessert to keep me on my macro diet!

  3. Putting in the oven now – I am doing in in an 8×8 pan for bars. Wish me luck!

    1. Hi Keyko! I hope you loved these! Please let us know 🙂

  4. Just put these in the oven, excited to try them! I am a little concerned it didn’t call for an egg?