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Healthy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

These Healthy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies are packed with oats, peanut butter and plenty of nutrition. Enjoy them as a dessert or breakfast!
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 118kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 2 1/2 cups whole rolled oats
  • 1 cup natural peanut butter; smooth or crunchy
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 F. In a medium size bowl, mash together the bananas with two forks. Mash until the banana is completely mashed and creamy.
  • Add the remainder of the ingredients to the mashed bananas and mix until combined.
  • Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper and use a mini ice cream scoop to scoop out the dough ball and place on prepared baking sheet. Making sure to leave a little room between each one, please note the cookie will not expand or spread.
  • Gently press down with a fork on the top of each cookie to make a small criss-cross pattern. Bake for 20 minutes and enjoy!

Notes

  1. You can add 1/4 cup of chopped nuts of your choice for a crunchier texture.
  2. If you do not have a mini ice cream scoop, simply use a regular spoon and scoop 2 small scoops of the dough.
  3. You can also make this recipe gluten-free by using gluten-free oats!
  4. If you love chocolate, add mini or regular chocolate chips to the mixture or to the top of the cookies before you bake them. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 13.8g | Protein: 3.6g | Fat: 5.9g | Saturated Fat: 0.6g | Sodium: 24mg | Potassium: 69mg | Fiber: 2.5g | Sugar: 5.8g | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg