Banana & oat biscuits | A quick and tasty way to use use your ripe bananas

Banana & oat biscuits | A quick and tasty way to use use your ripe bananas

In the famous words of Gwen Stefani, this recipe is “Bananas, B-A-N-A-N-A-S!”

Depending on the amount of people living in your house, and the rate at which they devour the contents of your fruit bowl, you can often be left with a handful of over-ripe produce before you have had the chance to enjoy it. Luckily, bananas turn into a bakers dream once their skin begins to brown!

If you don’t have a lot of time on your hands, or your budget is a little tight, this recipe is hands down one of the easiest ways to use up your ripe bananas without spending a bomb! Packed with flavour, these banana & oat biscuits take just a couple of minutes to whip up.

* This recipe makes 9 – 12 banana and oat biscuits depending on the size

You’ll need

  • 1 large ripe banana
  • 1 cup dry oats
  • 2 tbsp honey

Optional extras

  • ½ cup chocolate chips and/or a handful of dried cranberries

Get started

  • Pre-heat the oven to 180°C
  • Line your baking tray with wax paper
  • In a bowl, mash up your banana with a table fork
  • Place the oats into a mixing bowl and drizzle with honey
  • Add the mashed banana
  • Stir to combine

* Add the chocolate chips and/or dried cranberries and loosely combine with a spoon

  • Spoon tablespoons of the mixture onto your baking sheet
  • Scoop up about a tablespoon of the mixture and place onto your baking sheet
  • Flatten slightly into discs with the back of your spoon
  • Repeat until the baking sheet is full (leaving about 3cm between each biscuit) 
  • Bake for 15 – 20 minutes until golden brown

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