Want to treat yourself to a cookie that has nutritional value? Full of whole grains and studded with butterscotch chips, these cookies are a delicious lunchtime treat! We were able to reduce the refined sugar in these cookies by using a ripe banana. Be prepared to share these chewy butterscotch oatmeal cookies—they don’t last long.

Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies

Prep Time

10 min

Cook Time

12 min

Total Time

22 min

Recipe Type: Dessert

Serving Size: 1 cookie

Makes 12 servings


  • 1 banana, mashed
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil (or butter)
  • 1 tablespoon flax meal
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • ¼ cup coconut sugar (or regular sugar if not available)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup rolled oats
  • ½ cup butterscotch chips


  1. Combine the banana, egg, coconut oil, flax meal, maple syrup, and coconut sugar (or regular sugar) in a mixing bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the cinnamon, whole wheat flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Mix the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients and stir until combined.
  4. Add the oats and butterscotch chips and stir until incorporated.
  5. Bake at 350°F for 12 minutes, cool, and enjoy!



Calories 150 (50 from fat)
Total fat 6g
Saturated fat 4g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 125mg
Carbohydrate 24g (2g dietary fiber, 11g sugar)
Protein 3g

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