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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
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Banana Date & Oat Cookies

With rolled oats, dates and banana, these are delicious and healthy cookies.



  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 °F (175 °C).
  2. In a large bowl, mash the bananas.
  3. Stir in oats, dates, oil and vanilla. Mix well, and allow to sit for 15 minutes.
  4. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes in the pre-heated oven, or until lightly brown.
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Anything that you think of that would be good to replace the date with? I'm not a fan of dates, other than that I want to try it!
01 Nov 12 by member: SarahW2012
I used all your comments and they were great
13 Jun 12 by member: tchalupa
This recipe is soo simple and totally awesome. My husband loves them, he eats it as a snack and takes it to work too:))) He cant seem to get enough of it. Thanks for this wonderful recipe:)
05 Jun 12 by member: SouthBeachMiami
wonderful snack
20 Apr 12 by member: joaniebuj
So delicious! I ended up doubling the recipe. Also used soaked date pieces & replaced half of the oil with the soaking liquid. Next time (and there will definitely be a next time), I may omit all oil and pop them in the dehydrator. Hmm...
28 Jan 12 by member: Mama2five
Sounds delicious but I don't see how the nutrition info could possible be correct. Bananas, dates and oats are all higher carb/sugar items not allowed on induction.
21 Oct 11 by member: Lynn3787
Very yummy...I added chopped dried apricots for extra sweetness and less oil as per comments from previous reviews and turned out great!
18 Oct 11 by member: PIAbraod
Great that it is only one point but they are oily if you use the full 1/3 cup. I read the comments and just used 1/4 and it was still too much so I added another 1/4 to 1/2 C of oats. Much better!
12 Oct 11 by member: SharaLynne
I'm wondering if applesauce could be used in place of the oil?
07 Oct 11 by member: NCNOLE
I agree that one could cut back on the oil. It did seem a little oily to me too. But I liked them very much.
31 Jul 11 by member: Scootergranny
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Nutrition summary:

There are 41 calories in 1 serving of Banana Date & Oat Cookies.
Calorie break-down: 50% fat, 45% carbs, 5% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 21
Calories 41
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 2.32g 4%
  Saturated Fat 0.306g 2%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.048g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.717g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Potassium 32mg  
Total Carbohydrate 4.71g 2%
  Dietary Fiber 0.6g 2%
  Sugars 2g  
Protein 0.54g  
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 44%
Calcium 8% Iron 26%
of RDI*
(41 calories)
2% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (45%)
Fat (50%)
Protein (5%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories