1cupmashed bananafrom approximately 2 large or 3 medium overripe bananas
½cuppeanut butteror your favorite nut or non-nut butter, like almond butter or sunflower seed butter
½cupchopped pecansor your favorite nut
¼cupchocolate chips or raisinsoptional
Position rack in center of oven and preheat to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
Measure oats, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and salt into a large bowl; whisk to combine. Stir in mashed banana, peanut butter, honey, vanilla, pecans, and chocolate chips. Scoop dough using a scant ¼-cup measuring cup for form 12 cookies. Flatten the top of each cookie on the baking sheet and bake for 14 to 16 minutes. Allow cookies to cool completely on baking sheet before storing in an airtight container.
For slightly sweeter cookies, you may increase honey to ¼ cup.
Cookies will not spread, so its shape on the baking sheet is how it will look once it's baked.
For gluten-free cookies, just be sure to use GF certified oats. For vegan cookies, you may substitute agave nectar or kosher maple syrup for the honey.