Sadly, bananas can be one of those flavors that can get lost when you bake with it, since it is typically a subtle flavor. These Banana Oatmeal Cookies are by far the tastiest banana flavored cookie I’ve ever had.  I must warn you though, your kitchen will smell heavenly if you choose to make these! 

Not only will they keep moist and chewy for days, the flavor gets better after a day. Since they are filled with good for you things, like Bananas and oats, I always save some to have them with my morning coffee the next day. 


3/4 cup salted butter, softened
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup mashed bananas
1 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp ground cloves
2 tsp cornstarch
3 cups old fashioned oats


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine flour, cinnamon, baking soda, cloves and cornstarch set aside
  3.  Mix together butter, brown sugar, sugar until it is fluffy.
  4.  Add egg, vanilla extract and mashed bananas until well combined.
  5.  Slowly add dry ingredients until fully incorporated
  6. Stir in oats.
  7. Line Baking sheet with Parchment paper or a silicone mat.  Spoon tablespoons of dough Be sure to flatten dough a little bit into thick discs.  These cookies will spread a little when baking so do not put them too close.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until edges just start to golden.
  9. Remove from oven and cool on cookie sheet for 3-4 minutes, then move to cooling rack to finish cooling.
  10.  Enjoy your cookies! 

As always, Happy Baking!

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