Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

I got this recipe from a friend when I was in the tenth grade. She gave me one at lunch and I loved it! (I love banana bread, so this was perfect!) I asked for the recipe that day and I decided to post it! I hope you like it!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine first 6 ingredients (from the flour to the cinnamon).
  2. Cut in the shortening.
  3. Add the beaten egg.
  4. Alternately add the mashed banana and the oatmeal.
  5. If desired, add the chopped walnuts next.
  6. Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet (s) at 400 degrees F for 15 min (check at 9 min).
Most Helpful

Really good cookies. Instead of shortening, I used 1/4 cup oil and 1/2 cup applesauce. It affected the consistency, making it a more cake-y type of cookie, but they tasted great. I'll definitely make them again.

yellowjellybeans May 14, 2010

Very nice cookie recipe! I added raisins and chocolate chips and omitted the nuts. They taste just like banana bread. They are more cake-like than cookie. I got 42 cookies and my bake time was 12 minutes. Thanks for sharing.

CJAY November 22, 2011

These cookies are great! Super moist and much like banana nut bread. Will make lots more. They did not last long in my home.

themainemom September 23, 2003