Today I was excited to bring in one of my favorite Fit Baking Recipes!!. 

Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

– adapted from Cooking Light Magazine. 

By mashing the ripe banana it adds sweetness and flavor to these chocolate chip cookies. You can  reduce the usual amount of sugar and butter :) 


 Yield: 2 dozen (serving size: 1 cookie)

  • 1/2  cup  mashed ripe banana (about 1 medium)
  • 1/2  cup  packed brown sugar
  • 1/4  cup  butter, softened
  • 1/4  cup  granulated sugar
  • 1  teaspoon  vanilla extract
  • 1  large egg
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2  cups  old-fashioned oats
  • 1  teaspoon  baking soda
  • 1/2  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2  cup  semisweet chocolate chips
  • Cooking spray


1. Preheat oven to 350°. 2. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until smooth. Add egg; beat well. 

 3. Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, oats, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add flour mixture to banana mixture in bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended. Stir in chocolate chips. 

 4. Drop batter by heaping tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 18 minutes or until golden. Cool on pans 2 minutes. Remove cookies from pans; cool completely on wire racks. 

Nutritional Information 

Calories: 115
Fat: 3.6g (sat 2g,mono 1.1g,poly 0.3g)
Protein: 2g


ENJOY!!! Happy Friday 🙂


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