4-Ingredient Banana “Cookies” You’ll Go Ape Over!

When you think of cookies, you may envision a little delicacy that delivers a satisfying burst of buttery deliciousness and loads of sugar.  And you may also feel like a cookie is off-limits as you try to be a healthy eater and avoid sweets.

Well the good news is this little “cookie” is one you can indulge in without feeling guilty.  These quick, healthy Banana Cookies can be eaten as a snack or when the need for something sweet can not be ignored!  Don’t expect them to taste as sugary or crispy as an Oreo, but enjoy them for their less-sweet taste and because they are guilt-free!

4-Ingredient Banana "Cookies"

Simple and healthy cookies you'll go bananas for!

Course Dessert, Snack
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12


  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats not instant
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1/4 cup flaxseed meal
  • 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Mash bananas until they are like mush.

  3. Add oats, flaxseed meal and chocolate chips and stir together well.

  4. Drop tablespoons of batter on a lined cookie sheet.  There should be about 12 cookies.

  5. Bake at 350 degrees for about 15-20 minutes until lightly browned.

Recipe Notes

As an option, you can turn these into 5-ingredient cookies and add in 1/4 cup almond or peanut butter!

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