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Banana Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

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These are my youngest child’s favorite cookies, that I also give her for breakfast sometimes! If you’re looking for an easy breakfast cookie recipe, then you and your kids will be sure to love these Banana Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies!

It’s like eating oatmeal for breakfast, but in cookie form, so they’re great for picky eaters, too!

Healthy banana oatmeal cranberry cookies on a cooling rack.

Who doesn’t want to eat cookies for breakfast? Make this breakfast for your kids and stop fighting them to eat in the morning!

Ingredients

Healthy banana oatmeal cranberry cookie ingredients laid out on top of a marble countertop with a pink plaid kitchen linen.

Oats: Oats provide the structure for these cookies, along with fiber and other nutrients as a whole grain.

Bananas: Bananas replace the butter, and sugar, and help these cookies stay together.

Cranberries: Cranberries add a little more sweetness and a slight tang, or ‘the flavor’, to these cookies and make them more enjoyable.

How to Make Cranberry Banana Oatmeal Cookies

*Note that these instructions can be printed below

Step one:  Preheat your oven to 350℉ and line your cookie sheet with a silpat.

Step two: Add your oats to the bowl and mash in your bananas until all of the oats are completely covered.

Step three: Fold in your cranberries until you can form a dough in the center of the bowl with the cranberries not falling out of the dough.

Process shot collage of Healthy banana oatmeal cranberry cookie ingredients in bowl and then mixed.

Step four: Use your cookie scoop, or measure out about 2 tablespoons of the dough, and place on your baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Use the back of a slightly wet spoon to slightly press down each cookie ball.

Step five: Bake for about 20 minutes, or until they start to slightly golden.

Collage of Healthy banana oatmeal cranberry cookies before and after baked on a cookie sheet.

Step six: Allow to cool before enjoying and giving to your kids!

Enjoy the same day you make them for the best taste and texture!

Hand holding a healthy banana cranberry oatmeal cookie.

How to Serve Healthy Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

These healthy cookies are best enjoyed fresh from the oven, as they have a little crisp to them and are delicious when warm!

Enjoy as a snack, breakfast, or even as dessert.

How to Store These Cookies

Room Temperature: Store at room temperature for up to 24 hours.

Freezer: Store in freezer if they won’t be enjoyed within a day, let thaw before enjoying again!

3 Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies stacked on top of each other on a plate.

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Banana Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

Shawna Clapper
These healthy Banana Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies are perfect for toddlers, picky eaters, and even adults who want to eat better. They’re cookies, but with no butter, sugar, or flour, but they still taste sweet and delicious!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 15 cookies
Calories 43 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Old Fashioned Oats
  • 2 ripe Bananas
  • cup dried Cranberries

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 350℉ and line your cookie sheet with a silpat.
  • Add your oats to the bowl and mash in your bananas until all of the oats are completely covered.
  • Fold in your cranberries until you can form a dough in the center of the bowl with the cranberries not falling out of the dough.
  • Use your cookie scoop, or measure out about 2 tablespoons of the dough, and place on your baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Use the back of a slightly wet spoon to slightly press down each cookie ball.
  • Bake for about 20 minutes, or until they start to slightly golden.
  • Allow to cool before enjoying and giving to your kids!

Video

Notes

Store at room temperature for 1 day, or store in the freezer.

Nutrition

Calories: 43kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 1gFat: 0.4gSaturated Fat: 0.1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.1gSodium: 1mgPotassium: 77mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 10IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 4mgIron: 0.3mg
Keyword banana, cookies, cranberry, oats
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