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Healthy Banana Chocolate Breakfast Cookies

Loaded with tender oats, lots of banana flavor and gooey chocolate; you would never guess that these thick and chewy breakfast cookies are GOOD for you! Go ahead and have two!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large ripe banana mashed
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup coconut sugar or brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips or chunks


  • Preheat oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, oats, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt until combined. In a separate large bowl, whisk mashed banana, egg, sugar, oil, yogurt, and vanilla until smooth.
  • Stir dry ingredients into liquid until mixture forms a dough. Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Shape dough into 2-in balls and place on prepared baking sheet. Flatten each ball slightly. Bake cookies at 350F 9-10 minutes or until edges start to turn golden. (cookies will still be slightly soft in the middle)
  • Cool cookies on baking sheet 5 minutes before transferring to a wire cooling rack.


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