4 ingredient Banana Oatmeal Cookies are very simple and naturally sweetened, made with ripe banana, rolled oats, peanut butter, and chocolate chips. they make a perfect quick and healthy treat for breakfast and school lunch boxes.

Ever since fall officially greeted us with its smooth breeze and falling leaves, it is only appropriate to warm ourselves with our favorite sweaters, blankets, warm drinks, and something delicious to munch on; and these peanut butter banana oatmeal cookies are powerful candidates!

This easy recipe of 4 ingredient banana oatmeal cookies is made with a bunch of easily-attainable staple ingredients you'll probably find waiting in your pantry!

Ripe banana: Always work with an overripe banana. The riper, the sweeter it is. This is essential since there isn't any added sugar in this recipe. – Natural peanut butter, or creamy almond butter – Old fashioned oats

Chocolate chips: Use your favorite type of chocolate chips. Great options would be dark chocolate chips, cacao nibs, sugar-free chocolate chips, or regular chocolate chips.

INSTRUCTIONS TO FOLLOW: First, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Meanwhile, add all ingredients to a large mixing bowl, and mix until everything is combined.

INSTRUCTIONS TO FOLLOW: Next, line a cookie sheet with parchment paper (baking sheet). Scope the dough with a small-sized cookie scoop or 1-tablespoon measuring spoon. Repeat for the rest of the dough. Then, gently press the cookie balls down and add a few chocolate chips on top if desired.

INSTRUCTIONS TO FOLLOW: Finally, bake for 10 minutes, until cookies are lightly brown. Let cookies rest on the cookie sheet for 10 minutes before removing them to a cooling rack. Hint: If for whatever reason you end up with burned cookie bottoms, use a hand grater to get the burned edges off.