The easiest 2 ingredient cookie recipe

oats cookies with peanut butter chocolate and almonds

Baking just got a lot easier! This easy cookie recipe is super quick to make, contains no refined sugars and has only two ingredients! Ideal for those of you on the go, you can whip up these healthy snacks in no time at all. Not only are they hassle free, you can make use of overripe bananas to stop them from going to waste, making them the perfect guilt free cookies!  

For the easiest two-ingredient cookie recipe and some of our favourite toppings and mix-ins, keep reading...


oats and bananas for easy cookie recipe

Makes around 9 cookies


  • 2 medium ripe bananas
  • 150g oats

(yep, that’s really it)



  1.  Preheat the oven to 180
  2.  Line a baking sheet with parchment
  3.  Mash the ripe banana with a fork
  4. Mix in the oats
  5. Separate the mixture into about 1 tbsp portions
  6. Take each portion, roll into a ball and then slightly flatten onto the baking parchment
  7. Bake for around 15 minutes, or until golden and firm 
the easiest 2 ingredient cookies ready for the oven


Our favourite additions to make your cookies extra special


Autumn spice 

Add in a sprinkle of ground cinnamon, ground ginger and ground nutmeg as well as some pumpkin seeds into the mixture for the perfect autumnal treat.


Sweet tooth

Mixing a drizzle of honey will add just enough sweetness or if you’re feeling extra sweet, sprinkle a handful of dark chocolate chips into the mixture.


Feeling nutty

Top with a swirl of peanut butter before baking or add in some chopped nuts and dried fruit.


easy 2 ingredient cookies with various toppings


For people on the go, Simple Foods delivers healthy, home cooked and ready-made meals like this straight to your front door or work space. Sustainable practices are hugely important to us and we want Simple Foods to be part of creating a better environment. Our UK based food boxes mindfully source produce from British farmers and we recycle or repurpose all of our packaging.


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