If you are looking for a great low carb snack you can’t go wrong with keto banana cookies. They’re easy to make and limited ingredient, an excellent snack or dessert!
Keto friendly desserts are great for Weight Watchers too usually. In this case these cookies are an excellent snack for any healthy eating plan. They include limited and clean ingredients so anyone can enjoy them.
We’ve shared some keto recipes in the past and everyone flips for these types of recipes so be sure to check out The Best Fish Taco Recipe | Keto, Weight Watchers, Low Calorie, Big Mac Bowl Recipe, California Roll Salad, Keto Zucchini Pizza Bites, or bacon cheeseburger lollipops!
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If you don’t want to blow your diet by snacking on stuff that is full of carbs you have to try out this recipe for keto banana cookies. It’s a simple recipe for a quick treat that everyone will love.
Banana’s are a great way to add sweetness to a recipe without having to use much sugar or sugar substitute. There’s nothing crazy in this recipe, everything is pretty easy to get your hands on!
If you aren’t on a keto eating plan, that’s okay too. These cookies are simple to make and great to share with everyone. No one will know they’re eating something designed to be lower in carbs, all the great flavors you want in a cookie are present and accounted for!
Are these gluten free banana cookies?
These cookies are naturally gluten free. As always, keep an eye on any additives that might be in processed ingredients but you shouldn’t have any trouble finding almond flour that is just almonds!
The rest of the ingredients should pretty much have no issue being naturally gluten free. It’s a great recipe that anyone can enjoy, even with certain food allergies.
You should also be able to enjoy these cookies if you have a dairy allergy! A win win!
What do I need to make these keto friendly cookies?
This keto banana cookies recipe uses almond flour, baking soda, salt, bananas, maple syrup, dark cocoa powder, and eggs.
You can find the full amounts, ingredients, step by step guide, nutritional estimates, and shopping links in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the pots so be sure to check that out, such a helpful resource.
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How to make keto banana cookies:
Let’s dive on in and see how simple it is to whip up a batch of these delicious cookies. They are great for snacking, breakfast, and even dessert. There’s no time that’s a bad time for cookies, right?! Give these a shot and see how much everyone loves them.
Preheat the oven to 350F.
Line two cookie trays with parchment paper or silicone baking mats. Set aside.
In a large bowl, stir together the almond flour, baking soda and salt.
Mash in the bananas until combined and no large chunks of banana remain.
Add maple syrup (or maybe syrup substitute) and eggs. Stir well until no dry streaks of almond flour remain.
Add the dark cocoa powder – start with 1 Tablespoon but add more if desired.
Use a cookie scoop to portion out the dough 3″ apart on the prepared baking mat.
Use the back of the cookie scoop to smooth down the banana cookie dough.
Bake for 25-28 minutes until lightly golden brown.
Allow to cool on the baking sheets for 2 minutes before attempting to remove to a cooling rack.
How many cookies does this recipe make?
As with most cookie recipes it will really depend on how big or small you make the cookies before baking. You should be able to make about 2 dozen cookies!
If you make them much bigger or smaller they won’t bake properly so I usually suggest erring on the side of the smaller cookies to avoid them staying too mushy in the middle.
Looking for more delicious recipes to try?
Here are some other cookies you won’t want to miss. They’re delicious cookies, other keto recipes, and more! Try them all and be sure to let us know which ones are your favorites.
- Banana Cookies Recipe
- Easy WW Banana Pancakes
- The Best Fish Taco Recipe | Keto, Weight Watchers, Low Calorie
- Big Mac Bowl Recipe
- California Roll Salad
- Weight Watchers Chocolate Banana Crepes
Printable Keto Banana Cookies Recipe:
- 1 cup Almond Flour
- 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
- 1/2 teaspoon Salt
- 3 Medium Bananas, overripe and peeled
- 1/2 Tablespoon Maple Syrup (substitute)
- 1 Tablespoon Dark Cocoa Powder
- 2 Eggs
- Preheat the oven to 350F.
- Line two cookie trays with parchment paper or silicone baking mats. Set aside.
- In a large bowl, stir together the almond flour, baking soda and salt.
- Mash in the bananas until combined and no large chunks of banana remain.
- Add maple syrup (or maybe syrup substitute) and eggs. Stir well until no dry streaks of almond flour remain.
- Add the dark cocoa powder - start with 1 Tablespoon but add more if desired.
- Use a cookie scoop to portion out the dough 3" apart on the prepared baking mat.
- Use the back of the cookie scoop to smooth down the banana cookie dough.
- Bake for 25-28 minutes until lightly golden brown.
- Allow to cool on the baking sheets for 2 minutes before attempting to remove to a cooling rack.
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Amount Per Serving Calories 48Total Fat 3gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 16mgSodium 76mgCarbohydrates 5gFiber 1gSugar 2gProtein 2g
As with any of our recipes, carb counts, calorie counts, WW points and nutritional information varies greatly. As a result, your nutritional content depends on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish. The auto-calculation is just an automated estimate and should NOT be used for specific dietary needs.