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There's nothing better than these sweet and easy oatmeal cookies!
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4 from 5 votes

Easiest Ever Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

These chewy and delicious cookies call for just a few simple, nutritious ingredients. These clean-eating treats will go easy on your wallet and your waistline!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Budget-Friendly, Gluten-Free
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 129kcal


  • 1.5 cups quick or rolled oats
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips Use raisins, chopped nuts, or whatever add ins you desire.


  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Line a baking sheet with parchment (or use a nonstick cookie sheet).
  • Squish ripe bananas with a fork until you've achieved a creamy consistency.
  • Add oats, cinnamon, and vanilla and stir until ingredients are evenly combined.
  • Mix in semi-sweet chocolate chips, raisins, chopped nuts, or add-ins of your choice. Feel free to use more than one!
  • Roll generous spoonfuls of batter into 1-inch balls- about 8-10 balls total. Place each scoop a couple inches apart.
  • Bake cookies for 12-15 minutes, or until golden and lightly crisp. Enjoy!


Optional- add in whatever goodies you have on hand. Raisins, dried cherries, or chopped walnuts or almonds make great additions to these cookies! 


Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 203mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 19IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 2
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 2