Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies

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“I had peanut butter, I had frozen bananas, I had oatmeal, I had raisins, and I wanted cookies. I just couldn't find the right recipe, so modified what I could find and came up with this one. The resulting cookies are pretty good, but are missing "something". I can't put my finger on it. If it was a savory recipe, I would say it needed more salt. Otherwise, I was pretty happy with them. They make a soft cookie with a good bite.”
36 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a medium bowl, wisk together flours, baking soda, salt, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Stir in oatmeal and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together peanut butter and sugars. Add egg and banana and mix well.
  4. Pour dry ingredients into wet ingredients bowl and mix together thoroughly with large spoon. Stir in nuts, chocolate chips, or raisins (I used raisins in my first batch -- didn't have either nuts or chocolate chips).
  5. Batter will be fairly wet, so put bowl in fridge for 15 minutes to firm up.
  6. Prepare baking sheets with parchment paper. Drop cookie dough by teaspoons onto sheets. Bake for 12-13 minutes. Cool on racks. (Note: return bowl to fridge in between baking.) Makes 36-45 cookies, depending on how big they are.

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