Healthy cookie recipe

Healthy Oatmeal Cookies

These healthy oatmeal cookies are made with wholesome ingredients like oats, banana, and honey, making them a perfect snack for any time of day.

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup almond butter (or any nut butter)
  • 1/4 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips (optional)
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts (optional)
  • 1/4 cup dried fruit (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Mash the bananas: In a large bowl, mash the ripe bananas with a fork until smooth.
  3. Combine wet ingredients: Add the almond butter, honey (or maple syrup), and vanilla extract to the mashed bananas. Mix until well combined.
  4. Add dry ingredients: Stir in the rolled oats, ground cinnamon, and salt until fully incorporated.
  5. Optional mix-ins: If using, fold in the dark chocolate chips, chopped nuts, and dried fruit.
  6. Shape the cookies: Using a tablespoon, scoop the dough onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing the cookies about 2 inches apart. Flatten each scoop slightly with the back of the spoon.
  7. Bake: Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the cookies are golden brown around the edges.
  8. Cool: Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  9. Serve and enjoy: Enjoy these healthy cookies as a snack, dessert, or even a quick breakfast on the go.

These cookies can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days or refrigerated for up to a week. Enjoy your healthy treat!

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