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soft peanut butter banana cookies

Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Cookies

  • Author: Maggie Michalczyk, RDN
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 11 minutes
  • Total Time: 21 minutes
  • Yield: 18 cookies 1x
  • Category: nutritious treats
  • Method: bake
  • Cuisine: american


Ripe bananas on your countertop?! Perfect time to make these healthy peanut butter banana cookies that are fluffy, delicious, and made with simple ingredients!


  • 1/2 cup unsweetened creamy peanut butter
  • 1 egg*
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp. coconut oil, melted
  • 1 cup bananas, mashed (roughly 2 medium to large ripe bananas)
  • 1 1/2 cup oat flour**
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a baking mat.
  2. In a bowl use a fork to mash your two ripe bananas.
  3. Add the peanut butter, egg, maple syrup, and melted coconut oil. Mix together
  4. In a separate small bowl, whisk the oat flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt.
  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry until combined. Fold in chocolate chips.
  6. Use a cookie scoop to portion cookies out onto the baking sheet and bake for 11-12 minutes.
  7. Remove, let cool, and enjoy!


*Make this recipe vegan by using a flax egg in place of an egg. To make a flax egg simply combine 1 tbsp of ground flaxseed with 3 tbsp. of water, mix and let stand for a few minutes before adding in with the wet ingredients.

**Make these cookies gluten-free by using gluten0free oat flour.

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