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Banana Oatmeal Cherry Cookies

Now you can indulge in cookies that are actually beneficial to your health! Made with whole, all-natural ingredients, these soft and chewy cookies are filled with lots of banana flavor, nutty oats, and tart dried cherries. Wonderful warm from the oven with cold milk!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 15 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 medium ripe bananas mashed
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 2-1/2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup dried cherries

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Place butter and coconut sugar in a stand mixer bowl fitted with a paddle attachment. Beat on medium speed until creamy. Mix in mashed banana, egg, and vanilla until smooth.
  • In a medium bowl, combine flour, oats, salt, baking soda, and cinnamon. Add flour mixture to liquid mixture, beating on medium speed until mixture forms a dough. (dough will be slightly sticky) Stir in dried cherries.
  • Roll dough into 1-in balls and place on baking sheet. Bake at 350F 9 minutes (cookies will be very soft) Cool cookies on baking sheet 5 minutes before removing to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.

Notes

Store cookies in an airtight container at room temperature up to 4 days.