3 Ingredient Cookies
Laurel Sanville

3 Ingredient Cookies

Perfect for a sweet energy boost any time of day. This simple recipe is a perfect opportunity to get the kids involved in the kitchen.

Makes 12 cookies


  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1 cup rolled oats (quick or old fashioned)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Put peeled banana in a large bowl and use the back of a spoon or fork to press down until the bananas are well mashed.
  3. Add oats and cinnamon, stir well.
  4. Cover baking tray with parchment or spray with non-stick spray. Drop rounded spoonfuls of the batter onto the prepared tray.
  5. Bake for 15 -18 minutes. Remove from oven to cool for 5 minutes. Enjoy!


  • Even young children can help! Put peeled bananas in a reseal-able bag. Little hands can squeeze the bag until bananas are well mashed and ready for the mixing bowl.
  • Optional add-ins: 1 small handful raisins, pecans, or sesame or chia seeds.
  • Parchment or baking paper makes clean up simple.
Nutrition facts panel for 3 Ingredient Cookies
Nutrition facts panel for 3 Ingredient Cookies

Recipe adapted by Laurel Sanville, MS, RDN, LD

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