What to do with so many ripe bananas? Here is a great simple recipe to make use of them. Don't throw them away, there is always something you can make. Or if you are not in the mood to bake that day, peel the bananas and place them in a freezer bag. Don't throw them away!
There are so many varieties of banana breads and muffins you can make, don't worry I am testing them all out for you so that you can have many recipes to choose from for banana breads and muffins. COMING SOON!!!!
But this recipe is even more simple and ready within 20 minutes or less from prep to clean up. This recipe is one variety of what you can for these oat bites. Get creative and add in nuts, chocolate chips, dried fruit, swap the peanut butter for another nut butter, add a variety of spices, really the options are endless. It is a great way to have something sweet without added sugars and makes us of the many ripe bananas we tend to toss.
Yields 10 oat bites
Time: 20 minutes
1 ripe bananan - mashed
1 1/4 cup rolled oats (I used Trader Joe's gluten-free)
1 heaping tablespoon Organic Peanut Butter
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Mash the banana with a fork in a bowl. Add the other ingredients and mix well with a spatula.
3. Scoop out even amounts of the oat bites.
4. Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes.
5. Allow the oat bites to cool and and serve.
To store keep in an airtight container or ziplock bag in the fridge for up to a week.