Makes about 18 small cookies.
Cost of recipe approx. R19.00


  • 1 ripe banana 
  • 5 tbsp peanut butter 
  • 2 tbsp honey or golden syrup 
  • 2 cups rolled oats 
  • 1 tbsp sugar 
  • 1 tbsp cake flour 

Optional extras 

  • 2 tbsp seeds of your choice (sesame, sunflower, flax, chia etc.) 
  • 3 tbsp of raisins or dried cranberries 


  • Mash bananas in a bowl with a fork; add honey or syrup and peanut butter. 
  • Next, add the dry ingredients–oats, sugar, flour, seeds -and stir to combine. The dough should be thick enough to be able to roll into balls. 
  • Use your hands to roll the cookies into balls, then use your hand or the back of a spoon to smash them down, forming cookies. Repeat this process until all the dough is formed. 
  • Store the cookies in the refrigerator and consume within 4 days or preheat oven to 180 degrees and bake for 15min. Enjoy!

Recipe adapted from

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