Banana Oat Breakfast Cookie

(from marita.gaines’s recipe box)

Source: RecipeThing user Erin Klostermann

Cook time: 35 minutes
Serves 16 people

Categories: Banana, Breakfast, Cookie, Oat


  • 1 1/2 cups oatmeal, quick or old fashioned
  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed with fork until creamy **(see update below)
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/3 cup raisins, or to taste ((optional ~ you can add in some dried cranberries (replacing some of the raisins) if you include the use of dried cranberries in your diet. Trader Joe's makes a really good one.))
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted (or regular, if you prefer) ***(see update below)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon (or more, to taste)


  1. Preheat heat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Mix vanilla extract & cinnamon into the applesauce.

  3. Blend applesauce mixture with all other ingredients & let sit for 10 minutes

  4. Drop cookie dough, by spoonfuls, onto a parchment paper lined cookie sheet & flatten cookies into rounds.

  5. Bake approx. 30-35 minutes, or until golden & done.

  6. Remove from oven & let rest on cookie sheet for 5 minutes, then move to cooling rack.

  7. When completely cool store in a covered container.

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