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soft peanut butter banana cookies

Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Cookies

Maggie Michalczyk, RDN
Ripe bananas on your countertop?! Perfect time to make these healthy peanut butter banana cookies that are fluffy, delicious, and made with simple ingredients!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 11 mins
Servings 18 cookies


  • 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


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