Peanut Butter Oatmeal Breakfast Animal Cookies
I wish I could take credit for these genius, easy to make cookies, but I can’t. You have to check out The Burlap Bag for her 2 step, 2 ingredient cookie. She does a great step-by- step picture tutorial with it.
They are freaking delicious as far as a 2 ingredient cookie goes. We made a batch and after 15 minutes of baking, they were all eaten. Here’s how I made mine. A little different than the original, couple more ingredients, cut into animal shapes, but same concept: LESS IS MORE.
1 Cup of Quick Oats
2 ripe bananas
2 Tablespoons of All Natural (no sugar added) peanut butter
1. Pre-heat oven to 350 F.
2. Mash bananas in a mixing bowl.
3. Add the oats. Add the peanut butter.
4. On a greased cookie sheet or on parchment paper, lay mixture flat on top evenly.
5. Bake for 15 minutes.
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6. Once done, quickly press animal cookie cutters to cut out shapes.
These cookies are so easy, my 2 year old, pretty much made them. And I never had to worry about the batter. She dipped in and ate some the whole way.
The finished product.
And I don’t feel bad giving Els a cookie for breakfast when she asks for one anymore. Or rather… I don’t feel so guilty eating a cookie for breakfast anymore…
* Quick steel cut oats can be used for a crunchier consistency. Or half and half for a chewy/crunchy consistency.
For other healthy recipes for toddlers, check out our no sugar strawberry oatmeal muffins!