These healthy cinnamon raisin banana oat breakfast cookies are soft, naturally sweetened, and full of flavor. The ingredients are all easy to find and super easy to put together.
What exactly is a breakfast cookie? Well, it’s a cookie INTENDED to be eaten at breakfast. As in, it’s actually healthy. These cinnamon raisin banana oat breakfast cookies boast only nutritious ingredients you probably would be eating that time of day anyway, just in a much more fun form (a cookie)!
This is a quick and easy recipe that will give you a batch of cinnamon raisin banana oat breakfast cookies in under 30 minutes. You can save these to eat all week as meal prep, or enjoy warm out of the oven. If you brought these to a brunch gathering? The crowd will love. You can also whip up my tahini chocolate banana oat breakfast cookies if you have a second banana to spare!
This recipe is naturally sweetened, vegan, gluten-free, and uses easy to find ingredients. I love making these with one brown banana to spare when I want something a bit more wholesome than banana bread.
- Instant rolled oats
- Brown (or spotted) bananas
- Almond butter (any nut butter will work)
- Pure vanilla extract
- Kosher salt
- Baking powder
How to make these cinnamon raisin banana oat breakfast cookies:
Mash the banana in a bowl. Add the nut butter, honey, and pure vanilla extract and stir until combined.
Fold in the rolled oats, baking powder, and salt. Mix in the raisins.
Form into cookies and bake at 350 for about 15 minutes.
Tips, Tricks, and Substitutions
- Use a very spotted or brown banana. If the banana is mostly yellow, it wont be soft enough to mush and it wont be sweet enough either
- If you use a kitchen scale, you wont even need to use measuring cups for the but butter or oats. Less dishes, hooray!
- You can use any nut or seed butter (creamy or chunky) in place of the almond butter for these cinnamon raisin banana oat breakfast cookies. Try to use all natural, so there isnt any added sugar.
- Feel free to omit the raisins, or replace with another dried fruit, nuts or even chocolate chips.
- Add 1 or 2 teaspoons of chia seeds for some added fiber
- Sprinkle the cookies with flakey sea salt if you’d like
Cinnamon Raisin Banana Oat Breakfast Cookie
- 1 brown banana
- 3 tablespoon almond butter 40g
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- ¾ cup instant oats 60g
- ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
- ¼ teaspoon baking powder
- ¼ cup raisins
- Preheat the oven to 350°F.
- Mash the banana in a bowl, then add the tahini, vanilla, and maple and combine. Add the oats, salt, and baking powder and mix until the batter looks like oatmeal. Mix in the chocolate chips.
- Use a spoon to scoop out the dough onto a sheet pan. You will have enough batter for five cookies that will all fit on a half sheet pan. Bake for 16-18 minutes, then let cool for a few minutes. Enjoy!
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