Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Cookies

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Get ready to kickstart your day with these delightful Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Cookies! Despite being cookies, don’t be fooled – they’re packed with simple and wholesome ingredients like peanut butter, almond flour, oats, and banana. Plus, they’re gluten-free and can easily be made vegan!

Here’s why you’ll adore this recipe:

  • These Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Cookies come together in just under 20 minutes, making them perfect for those busy mornings.
  • They’re the ultimate treat when you’re craving something sweet to start your day on the right note.
  • Made with wholesome ingredients like oats, almond flour, and banana, these cookies are both nutritious and delicious.
  • Sweetened lightly with maple syrup, they’re completely refined sugar-free.
  • Ideal for grab-and-go breakfasts, these cookies are chewy, soft, and utterly scrumptious.
  • Think of them as a handheld version of your favorite bowl of oatmeal!

Here are some handy tips to ensure your cookies turn out perfectly:

  • Fully mix together the wet ingredients before adding the dry ones.
  • Opt for a peanut butter with just one ingredient: peanuts. Trader Joe’s brand is a great choice!
  • Since these cookies won’t spread much during baking, flatten them slightly before popping them in the oven.
  • Feel free to add a few extra chocolate chips on top before baking for an extra indulgent touch.
  • Bake for 10-11 minutes for soft and chewy cookies or extend to 14-15 minutes for a crunchier texture.

Now, let’s address some common questions:

  • Can you use all oats instead of almond flour? Yes, but adjust the quantity to 2 cups of oat flour and 1 cup of oats to maintain the right texture.
  • Can these cookies be made vegan? Absolutely! Just swap the regular egg for a flax egg.
  • What can you use instead of banana? You can substitute mashed banana with pumpkin, applesauce, or an additional 1/2 cup of nut butter.

Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Cookies

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Servings 12 large cookies


  • 1/2 cup mashed banana about 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup creamy all-natural peanut butter
  • 1 large egg or flax egg for vegan option
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 cups almond flour or oat flour
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/4 cup ground flax
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup dairy-free chocolate chips


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the peanut butter, mashed banana, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and egg (or flax egg) until well combined.
  • Add in the almond flour, oats, baking soda, and ground flax, mixing until you have a sticky dough.
  • Fold in the dairy-free chocolate chips until evenly distributed.
  • Using a double cookie scoop, roll the dough into balls and flatten slightly on the baking sheet.
  • If desired, add extra chocolate chips on top.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes for soft and chewy cookies or 14-15 minutes for a crunchier texture.
  • Allow the cookies to cool for 5-10 minutes before enjoying!


  • Fully mix wet ingredients before adding dry ones.
  • Choose peanut butter with just one ingredient: peanuts.
  • Flatten cookies slightly before baking.
  • Bake according to your desired texture.

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