Cooking at Home - Banana Oat Cookies

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Published Saturday, April 2, 2022

Makes: 25 Small Cookies

With whole-grains, fruit, and no added sugar, these cookies make a healthy and tasty treat.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup banana, mashed (use overripe banana)
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1/2 cup yogurt, low-fat plain
  • 1/4 cup water
  • raisins (1/2 cup, optional)
  • sunflower seeds (1/2 cup, optional)
  • spices, optional

Directions

  1. Mash bananas, mix with yogurt and water.
  2. Add quick (not instant) oats. Mix well.
  3. Add optional add-ins if you wish. Keep them minimal.
  4. Add spices, to taste (optional)
  5. The batter should be thick and easily spoonable.
  6. Grease a baking sheet. Place a tablespoon of dough on the sheet, thin out to a flat disk. Repeat with remaining dough. Refrigerate if any is remaining in bowl.
  7. Bake at 350-375degF for 20 minutes. Flip and bake on other side 15 minutes to make crisper crust.

Source: University of Minnesota Extension

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 small cookie, 1/25 of recipe

Nutrients

Amount

Total Calories

23

Total Fat

0 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

5 mg

Carbohydrates

4 g

Dietary Fiber

1 g

Total Sugars

2 g

Added Sugars included

0 g

Protein

1 g

Vitamin D

0 mcg

Calcium

12 mg

Iron

0 mg

Potassium

57 mg

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