Baked Oatmeal Banana Cookies on Baking Sheet

Healthy Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Banana Oatmeal Cookies are made simply with oats, banana, raisins and applesauce. No sweeteners, no eggs, no gluten. 
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Banana Cookies, Banana Oatmeal Cookies, Healthy Banana Cookies
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 18
Calories: 61kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey


  • 1 cup dates
  • 3 ripe bananas mashed well
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 cups oatmeal either quick or old fashioned work in this recipe


  • Soak dates in 1 cup hot water for 10 minutes to soften. Drain dates from soaking liquid. 
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  • In a food processor, mix together bananas, apple sauce, dates, and cinnamon until well combined.  Add in oats and process until just combined. 
  • Drop by rounded tablespoons unto a cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 15 minutes.


  • If you do not have a food processor, chop up the soaked dates, and then mash together with bananas, applesauce, cinnamon and oats. You will have a chunkier, but still delicious Banana Breakfast Cookie.¬†Add mini dark chocolate chips to make these extra special.
  • If you can't find whole dates, raisins will work as well (and the raisins do not need soaked.
  • You can use quick cook oats or old fashioned oatmeal for this recipe.
  • Be sure to use certified gluten-free oats to make these Gluten Free Banana Oatmeal Cookies.
  • If you are using dates, be sure they have not been coated with sugar. Dates are plenty sweet on their own.
  • Reserve the date soaking liquid to add to oatmeal recipes or smoothies for naturals sweetness.
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Banana Oatmeal Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 61
% Daily Value*
Sodium 1mg0%
Potassium 145mg4%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 15IU0%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 8mg1%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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