Banana Oatmeal Cookies
Gluten Free, Healthy, and Kid-Approved

Compliments of Sarah Martin, RDN and 



2 very ripe bananas

1 cup oats (quick-cooking or old fashioned rolled)

½ teaspoon cinnamon

½ teaspoon vanilla

½ cup raisins


Instructions (Makes 14 cookies)

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a medium bowl, mash bananas with a fork until mostly smooth.
  3. Add oats, cinnamon, vanilla and raisins. Mix well.
  4. Drop spoonsful of dough onto lightly sprayed or oiled baking sheet. Flatten with the back of a spoon or bottom of a drinking glass.
  5. Bake 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool before serving.

Texture will be best when freshly made. Try dried cranberries or chopped nuts instead of raisins.

Nutrition: (Serving size 2 cookies)
120 calories, 2g fiber, 13g sugar, 3g protein, 0g cholesterol

Sarah Martin is a registered Dietitian who resides in Buffalo, and enjoys writing about nutrition, health, and wellness. Visit for recipes, nutrition tips, and more. Email Sarah at