These 5 ingredients Healthy Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies can be a dessert or even a breakfast cookie on the go! Feel great about what you’re eating with this easy treat.
Sometimes we want a quick treat but we don’t want a bunch of added sugar or “bad” ingredients (whatever that means at the time). These healthy vegan chocolate peanut butter banana oatmeal cookies will help.
Whether you are looking for something healthy for your kids or you are doing a plant based diet and don’t do sugar and oil, then this is the recipe that you need.
These delicious and easy vegan cookies need just 5 ingredients and you will be shocked at how quickly they come together.
They could also totally be a vegan breakfast cookie. Imagine your kid’s surprise when you hand them a cookie for breakfast and are totally okay with it.
You will be the parent of the year.
Even if you don’t have kiddos, you yourself will be thrilled at your life choices when you eat these cookies for breakfast.
That means they make breakfast on the go super easy!
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What ingredients do you need to make healthy vegan chocolate peanut butter banana oatmeal cookies?
Guys let’s admit, almost all the ingredients are already in the name of the post. It only needs 5 ingredients, so you can already tell 4 of them by the title of the post.
And guess what. The 5th ingredient is optional. We love them more with it, but it doesn’t have to be included.
The 5 ingredients that you need for this recipes are:
- rolled oats (old fashioned oats)
- peanut butter (sub for sunbutter if allergic)
- cocoa powder
- vegan chocolate chips (optional)
Full amounts are listed in the printable recipe card below.
How do you make healthy vegan chocolate peanut butter banana oatmeal cookies?
This is one of those recipes where you feel silly for writing it out as a recipe.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a large bowl, add all your ingredients and combine well.
Scoop out equal size amounts (it makes 6-8 depending on your size) and shape into a flat cookie shape about 1/2 inch thick.
Place on a parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
Remove from oven, let cool and serve.
Can I make these without chocolate?
If you don’t like or don’t want chocolate cookies, but you’d like a healthier cookie, the chocolate can be omitted entirely. Just use the oats, bananas, and peanut butter.
Can I make with another nut butter besides peanut butter?
Yes. If you want to use almond butter, cashew butter, or even sun butter, you can use any of them!
Can I make these healthy vegan cookies Top 8 Allergen free?
Yes. Make sure that you have gluten free oats and sub your peanut butter for sun butter.
If you are using the optional vegan chocolate chips, make sure that you use safe ones, like Enjoy Life!
Can you prep these healthy vegan cookies ahead of time.
These cookies have bananas, so they have a lot more moisture than traditional cookies. They will last for 5 days in an air tight container, but after that it’s very susceptible to mold so always check.
What about traditional vegan cookies?
We know this is a healthy cookie and you may want a more traditional cookie. We have a big list of traditional vegan cookies that you may want to try.
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Healthy Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- In a large bowl, add all ingredients and combine well.
- Scoop out equal size amounts (it makes 6-8 depending on your size) and shape into a flat cookie shape about 1/2 inch thick.
- Place on a parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
- Remove from oven, let cool and serve.
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