You know when you find that one recipe and fall so in love with it that you cook the same thing a dozen times in one week? Well, this has been that recipe for me. If you follow me on instagram, I’m sure you saw when I shared them here, and know that they’ve been all up in my instastories. Honestly, I just cooked a version with coconut added while putting this post together, ha!
I actually found this recipe by accident when my mom shared this video on facebook, and was surprised to find I had all the ingredients needed on hand to recreate it. After modifying the original recipe to be gluten free, then added my usual go to ingredients (hellooo cinnamon and flax seeds!), I’ve found that what I’m sharing below is my favorite combo.
I’m legit obsessed with how quickly I can make these (seriously, 30 minutes max), that there’s no fuss ingredients, and that I won’t feel guilty when I inevitably devour everything. It’s also just kind of fun to make little additions, like peanut butter, shredded coconut, or crushed walnuts. Give the recipe a try, and let me know what you come up with!
Easy Banana Oatmeal Bites
(modified from Skinnytaste’s recipe, found here)
• 2 ripe bananas
• 1⅓ c gluten-free rolled oats
• dash cinnamon
• 1 Tbsp flax seeds*
• 1/3 c chocolate chips*
1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. Thoroughly mash bananas in bowl.
3. Mix in all dry ingredients. Mixture should be wet, but not runny.
4. Place teaspoon sized spoonfuls onto pre-greased baking sheet. (The mixture won’t expand, so not a lot of space is necessary between each.)
5. Bake 20 minutes.
6. Try to not eat them all in one sitting.
Easy banana oatmeal bites, for when you want to tackle that sweet tooth with zero guilt.Click To TweetSeriously, they basically stay in whatever shape you put on your baking sheet.