Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Soft and chewy Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies. They taste just like a slice of banana bread but in cookie form!

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These cookies are the best of both worlds. They taste just like banana bread, with a hint of oatmeal cookies and loaded with gooey melted chocolate chips. I think I just found my new favorite cookie!

This is a great way to use up leftover banana. The banana also helps to soften the cookie and allows us to use only a half a stick of butter not a whole stick.

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There is ton’s of banana flavor in this cookie and the oats add a nice chewy texutre. It tastes just like banana bread but in cookie form!

Soft and chewy on the inside and firm around the edges.

I added some cinnamon and a pinch of nutmeg to the batter for some extra flavor. You can even add in some raisins or nuts!

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Best of all these cookies only take 30 minutes to make! No chilling or resting time needed!

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Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Serves: 2 dozen
Soft and chewy Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies. They taste just like a slice of banana bread but in cookie form!

Ingredients

  • 1 medium banana
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1¼ cup all purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Add banana, both sugars, butter and vanilla to a stand mixer with the paddle attachment. Mix until combined.
  3. Stir in egg and vanilla.
  4. Combine oats, flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in a medium bowl.
  5. On low speed add in dry ingredients to the banana mixture just until combined.
  6. Fold in chocolate chips.
  7. On a baking sheet lined with a silicon baking mat scoop heaping 1 tablespoon cookies.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown and set.
  9. Cool on pans for 5 minutes and remove cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.
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  • Omg, LOVE these cookies, girlfriend! Oatmeal cookies and banana bread are two of my favorite things, so them having a culinary love child is perfection! 😉 Definitely making these soon! Pinned! Cheers!

  • This looks delicious! I’ve tried some recently that a friend made, but I’m happy to have the recipe for myself. Thanks !

  • These look so good! I am going to make these tomorrow! I may try using pumpkin instead of banana too!

  • Tanya

    Ooh my gosh! These cookies are ridiculous. They look beautiful, they taste amazing, they are soft and chewy, sweet with just the right amount of banana flavor. Thank you so much for sharing. This is a keeper and one to share.

    • Hi Alicia,

      I have not tried doing this myself so it is hard to say. I know you can bake these and freeze them though. I hope that helps.

      Thank you!

      Kelley

  • Jackie M.

    So I had some ripe bananas and decided to give this recipe a try. Since I had 2 bananas I just doubled it. I added walnuts and coconut to the mixture as well, just because. 🙂 They turned out great! Very much like banana bread in a cookie form. Slightly crispy on the outside but moist on the inside. Very enjoyable. Thanks for the recipe Kelley.

  • Sarah

    very delicious!! for me they were a little too bread like and i like mine a little more gooey and chewy so i added another banana which also added more banana flavor and i thought it was a great addition! thanks for the great recipe!