How to Make Healthy 4 Ingredient Cookies 

Use up your ripe bananas to make rich and fudgy 4 ingredient cookies. Protein-rich and high in fiber, these delicious cookies are made with peanut butter, bananas, cocoa powder, and vanilla extract. They're perfect for breakfast or an afternoon snack, and ready in just 15 minutes!

– bananas – all-natural peanut butter  – cocoa powder – vanilla extract – flaky sea salt

Recipe Ingredients

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place mashed bananas in a medium-sized mixing bowl. Add peanut butter, cocoa powder, and vanilla extract. Using a rubber spatula, mix until well incorporated.

Recipe Instructions

Using a medium-sized cookie scoop or large spoon, place cookie batter onto lined baking sheet. Press down slightly on cookies using a fork or back of spoon. Sprinkle cookies with flaky sea salt (if using).

Recipe Instructions

Bake for 10 minutes. Let cookies cool completely. Can be refrigerated up to 4 days or stored in freezer.

Recipe Instructions

Store cookies in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

Expert Tips

How to freeze: After cookies are completely cooled, place your baking sheet in the freezer for 10-15 minutes, allowing cookies to harden. Remove cookies from the freezer and transfer them to a freezer bag. Store in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Expert Tips


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