Oatmeal Banana and Walnut Cookies

Oatmeal Banana and Walnut Cookies

Oatmeal Banana and Walnut Cookies

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

15 minutes


24 people

Full of wholesome ingredients, these cookies are practically guilt-free.

Why Try? These are perfect for those who want a cookie that’s not super sweet.

You can turn these into cookie bars by spreading the dough in a baking pan and slicing into squares or rectangles.


  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked oatmeal (quick cooking variety)
  • 1 cup mashed bananas (about 3)
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts


  • 1 Sift flour with salt, baking soda, nutmeg and cinnamon. Set aside.
  • 2 In a separate large bowl, mix butter, sugar and egg together.
  • 3 Add bananas and vanilla and beat until smooth.
  • 4 Add flour mixture and oatmeal, then add nuts.
  • 5 If mixture is sticky, refrigerate for up to half an hour. Drop about a teaspoonful per cookie onto lightly greased cookie sheets, or line sheets with parchment paper.
  • 6 Bake at 400 degrees for 10-12 minutes until nicely browned.


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