Serves: Makes 3-4 dozen | Prep: 30 Min | Cook: 15 Min
These easy, healthy, and irresistible cookies are made with mashed bananas, oatmeal, and chocolate chips. The three that I love most and my go-to whenever I am craving for a wholesome dessert. Is there anything better than bananas, oatmeal, and chocolate chips? I think not! The combination is perfect and heavenly. These Irresistible Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies are freaking delicious and to die for!
I used to blend bananas with oatmeal and chocolate. It’s my easy takeaway breakfast smoothie for busy days and if I want something lighter. But I have never thought that it’ll work wonders as well when made into cookies. I first made these healthy cookies summer last year and I have been obsessed with it ever since! It’s sweet enough as a dessert and nutritious to qualify as an afternoon snack. With this recipe, you can make 3 to 4 dozens of these healthy cookies that is why these are great for sharing and to bring to camping. And in case you are looking for homemade gifts, these are perfect, too! You just have to put these cookies in a cute box or jar.
1 cup shortening
1/2 cup white sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 cup mashed banana (about two medium)
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 cups flour
2 cups oatmeal (i use quick oatmeal)
6 oz or 1/2 bag of semi-sweet chocolate chips
How to Make Irresistible Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Step 1: Prepare the oven. Preheat it to 350 degrees.
Step 2: In a bowl, cream the shortening, sugars, eggs, vanilla, and banana.
Step 3: Stir in the salt, baking soda, cinnamon, flour, oatmeal, and chocolate chips.
Step 4: Once the ingredients are combined, drop the batter by heaping spoonfuls onto the greased cookie sheets.
Step 5: Place inside the preheated oven and bake for about 10 to 14 minutes. This recipe makes 3 to 4 dozens of cookies depending on size.
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