Oatmeal Banana Cookies

Healthy and Yummy!

By Moriah Holland, Publisher of Macaroni KID Hagerstown, MD. February 20, 2023

Here's a healthy and delicious cookie recipe that kids are sure to love:

Oatmeal Banana Cookies


  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • Optional: Chocolate chips or chopped nuts 


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, mash the bananas with a fork until they are smooth.
  3. Add the rolled oats, almond butter, honey, raisins, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt to the bowl with the bananas. Stir everything together until well combined.
  4. Use a spoon or cookie scoop to drop the dough onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing the cookies about 2 inches apart.
  5. Bake the cookies for 12-15 minutes, or until they are lightly golden brown on the bottom.
  6. Let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.

These oatmeal banana cookies are a healthy and delicious snack that kids can enjoy anytime. They are packed with fiber, protein, and natural sweetness from the bananas and honey, and they make a great treat for after school or as a snack on the go. Plus, they are easy to make and can be customized with your child's favorite add-ins, such as chocolate chips or chopped nuts.