The Best Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Today we are sharing our favourite oatmeal cookies, which also happen to be pretty darn healthy.  These little guys are vegan, gluten-free and have no refined sugar added; simple yet satisfying.  Oatmeal, Chocolate, Banana and Cinnamon = the DREAM TEAM!

Vegan Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

There’s also a little bit of coconut oil in there (because you know even the dream team needs help sometimes).  I like using coconut oil in baking as a substitute for butter, shortening or vegetable oil;   it tolerates high heat better and lends a nice richness to the cookies without them feeling heavy.   However, if you want an oil-free version you can definitely try substituting applesauce.   Then you really could have these cookies for breakfast!

Also, I’m so excited to finally use our new dishes in food photography 🙂   Aren’t they pretty?  We finally upgraded from the Ikea dishes I bought about a thousand years ago and I’m in love with these new ones.

Vegan Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

The Best Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

by Two Green Peas

Prep Time: 5min

Cook Time: 15-20min

Ingredients (10 cookies)

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 medium bananas, mashed
  • 2 tbsp + 2 tsp coconut oil, melted
  • 1/8 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

2. Combine all ingredients except chocolate chips in a medium bowl and mix well until combined. Stir in chocolate chips.

3. Scoop dough into approx 10 cookie shapes (form balls, then flatten them down a little).

4. Bake for 15-20minutes. Let cool for 5-10 minutes.

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Vegan Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Vegan Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

If you guys like these, be sure to check out my other healthy cookie recipe: Healthy Carrot Cake Chocolate Chip Cookies!

Until next time,

xo Jessica


  1. Julia says

    These were absolutely fantastic, the only thing I would comment on is to make sure you wait 15-20 min before adding the chocolate chips. I didn’t do this and the chocolate chips melted right away, which ruined my batch, fortunately they still taste good with coffee 🙂 Thanks for this great vegan recipe full of lovely goodness! xo

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