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Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Banana Oatmeal Cookies with gluten free option

Do you have some bananas on your counter that need to be used up? Make Banana Oatmeal Cookies! 

Cookies might be my favorite way to use up overripe bananas. Or at least one of my favorite ways to use up bananas.

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Yes, my family loves banana bread, gluten free banana bread, banana baked oatmeal, and banana snack cake, but cookies are near the top of the favorites list when it comes to using up extra bananas. 

Bananas and chocolate are a great combination. Add in some oatmeal and you have a delicious banana oatmeal cookie with chocolate chips. 

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Can banana oatmeal cookies be made gluten free? 

Yes, these banana oatmeal cookies are easy to make gluten free by using Bob’s Red Mill 1 to 1 gluten free flour blend and gluten free oats

Banana Oatmeal Cookies with gluten free option

 

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Banana Oatmeal Cookies with gluten free option

Banana oatmeal cookies are the perfect way to use up those overripe bananas on your counter. They are also easy to make gluten free.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour or use Bob's Red Mill 1 to 1 Gluten Free Blend for gf version
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup mashed ripe banana (about 2 bananas)
  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats ( For gluten free version use gluten free oats)
  • 2 cups chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Whisk together flours, salt, and baking soda in a small bowl and set aside.
  3. Place butter and sugars into a mixing bowl and beat on medium speed until light and fluffy.
  4. Reduce speed to low and add egg and vanilla. Mix until combined. Mix in banana.
  5. Add flour and mix until just combined.
  6. Stir in oats, chocolate chips.
  7. Using drop dough onto baking sheets using a cookie scoop or use a heaping tablespoon full. Space about 2 inches apart.
  8. Bake cookies 11-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.

Notes

These can be made gluten free by using a gluten free flour blend like Bob's Red Mill 1 to 1 gluten free blend and gluten free oats.

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