5-Ingredient Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Customer Submitted, Snacks, Desserts
Healthy homemade Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

With so many simple and delicious cookie recipes here on The Leaf, healthy home baking has never been easier! Now we’re adding a new addition to our cookie collection that’s made from five wholesome ingredients and a whole lot of love. Thanks to new Nutrisystem member Gina, who submitted this Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe on our Recipe Submission page, you can enjoy a healthy, ooey gooey oatmeal cookie that’s chockful of melty chocolate chips and bold banana flavor.

According to Gina, these healthy banana cookies are quick and easy to make. A nutritious and delicious cookie that’s simple to whip up in a snap? Count us in! Whether you’re gearing up for holiday baking or simply looking for a healthy sweet snack, these Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies fit the bill.

To make these flourless cookies, get started by mashing three bananas in a large bowl. Mix in two cups of quick oats, a third-cup of canola oil, one teaspoon of vanilla extract and one cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips. After letting the cookie dough rest for 15 minutes, drop teaspoon-sized cookie dough balls onto a greased cookie sheet. (The recipe should yield about 36 cookies.) Finally, bake your cookies in a 350-degree oven for 20 minutes. 

Each one of these 5-Ingredient Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies contains just 66 calories. If you’re on the Nutrisystem plan like Gina, you can log them into your NuMi app journal as half of a SmartCarb and one Extra.

Looking for another oatmeal cookie recipe with even less ingredients? Try these Healthy 3-Ingredient Oatmeal Raisin Cookies! >Then check out the other healthy cookies featuring oats below:

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Lose weight eating cookies, cake and ice cream! With Nutrisystem, you can enjoy your healthier versions of your favorite foods delivered right to your door. Click here to learn more! >

Servings: 36 (1 cookie = 1 serving)

Calories per Serving: 66

On Nutrisystem, Count As: ½ SmartCarb and 1 Extra

Ingredients:

  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 2 cups quick oats
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, mash up the bananas.
  3. Mix in the oats, canola oil, vanilla extract and chocolate chips.
  4. Let the cookie dough rest for 15 minutes.
  5. Drop 1 teaspoon-sized cookie dough balls onto a greased cookie sheet. Recipe makes about 36 cookies.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes.
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