Banana Nut Oatmeal Crunch Cookies

Bananas are rich in potassium, are oh-so-yummy and naturally sweet, and always are a source of comfort food for me.

Yesterday I searched around the web for a banana cookie recipe, and found a great one on This is a fantastic recipe because you can use overripe bananas which go great in the cookie dough! I altered it a little because I didnt have all the ingredients, but it turned out fine as well. :)

BANANA NUT OATMEAL CRUNCH COOKIES (Makes 2 dozens large cookies)


1) 1 1/2 cups of self-raising flour
2) 3/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
3) 3/4 cup of vegetable cooking oil
4) 1 cup of white sugar
5) 1 egg
6) 1 cup of mashed bananas (around 2 bananas)
7) 1 3/4 cup of quick cooking oats
8) 1/2 cup of chopped nuts (walnuts or pecans as you wish)


1) Pre-heat oven to 200 deg cel (400 deg farenheit)
2) Mix sugar and cooking oil together till the mixture is light and fluffy, and add in ground cinammon
3) Add in egg, mashed bananas, oatmeal and nuts, mixing well
4) Add in self-raising flour to mixture in step 3 and mix well
5) Drop cookie dough by teaspoon onto a greased baking tray, making sure each cookie is 2 inches apart
6) Bake in oven at 200 deg cel for 15 minutes or until cookies are slightly brown
7) Cool for 10 minutes before storing in a closed container

Fresh Bananas:


Cut bananas into thin slices:


Put banana slices in a juice blender and blend:


To get this banana mixture:


Add in walnuts to the mixture and blend some more:




Add cooking oil to the sugar, mixing well:


Add ground cinammon and mix well to get this mixture:


Crack the egg into the mixture:


Add in the mashed banana-walnut mixture:


Mix in oatmeal:


To achieve this mixture:


Sift in flour:


Mix well:


To get this cookie dough:


Drop cookie dough by teaspoon on a greased baking tray (I had to use two trays):


Fresh out of the oven!


A plateful of Banana Nut Oatmeal Crunch cookies:


Perfect for tea!

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