5-ingredient banana and oat cookies

Use up your leftover bananas and get your sweet fix with these simple, healthy and delicious banana and oat cookies

These cookies are so tasty, they’ll make you go bananas. Sorry.

Sometimes we all need a sweet treat. But instead of grabbing a chocolate bar, tub of ice cream or dunking the fourth biscuit into your cuppa, why not make these quick and simple banana and oat cookies for a homemade treat?

Eat these cookies while they are warm or store them in Tupperware for a weekly snack. They can also be made vegan by swapping the honey for some agave nectar.


Prep time – 5 minutes Cooking time – 15 minutes

  • 2 medium ripe bananas 
  • 160g oats
  • 80g smooth cashew butter (peanut butter works just as well)
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 heaped tbsp honey


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C and line a tray with baking parchment.
  2. Mash up the bananas with a fork then add in the oats, cinnamon, honey and cashew butter.
  3. Mix well until everything is combined.
  4. Using a tablespoon, dollop spoonfuls of mixture onto the baking parchment.
  5. Bake for around 15 minutes until the edges and slightly browned and they aren’t too soft to touch.

Optional extras: Stir in a handful of chocolate chips, raisins or seeds of your choosing.

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