Butterscotch Banana Bread Oatmeal Bites

When I picture banana bread in my mind, I envision a fragrant loaf of bread just begging to be sliced and topped with a smear of butter.

What if I told you that you can enjoy all the flavor of banana bread in perfectly portable mini bites?

Banana Bread Oatmeal Bites

And what if I told you that these bites are made without and butter, oil or added sugar. (Well, there’s sugar in the butterscotch morsels, but not in the dough, so I think that counts for something, right?) The bites are also eggless and yet somehow, they’re still completely delicious!

Butterscotch Banana Bread Oatmeal Bites

These bites taste great warm right out of the oven for a healthy dessert but can easily be stored in tupperware for a portable snack.

Healthy Butterscotch Banana Bread Oatmeal Bites - Egg free with no added butter or oil

Butterscotch Banana Bread Oatmeal Bites

Ingredients

  • 2 very ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1/4 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1/3 cup finely crushed walnuts
  • 1/3 cup shredded coconut

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine all ingredients together and thoroughly stir until everything is combined.
  3. Shape dough into small balls and place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. The dough will be very moist and sticky, but it should hold its shape when formed into balls.
  4. Cook 15 – 18 minutes.
  5. Allow bites to cool and enjoy!

Butterscotch Coconut Oatmeal Banana Bread Bites

I hope these bites satisfy your banana bread craving and make your house smell like heaven!

Comments

  1. Merri Smith says

    OMG – these sound heavenly and right up my alley – I love allll those ingredients, ESPECIALLY BUTTERSCOTCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YUM!

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  2. says

    yummy! I swear you must be raiding my kitchen, because just like yesterday’s recipe, I happen to have a thing of butterscotch morsels that I have no idea what to do with :-) These sound delicious but I’m not a fan of walnuts…wonder if there is a good substitution?

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  3. Jessica says

    Butterscotch and oatmeal are great together! My favorite cookies are cowboy oatmeal cookies, an oatmeal and butterscotch cookie. This looks like a great, healthier version of that.

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  4. Kati says

    Thanks for posting Julie! Being gluten and dairy- free is annoying for someone with a sweet tooth, so I really appreciate this !! :) Have a great day !!

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  5. Gwen says

    I recently tried this recipe and absolutely loved it! Great job on this! Very, very satisfying!!! I used frozen bananas that I had stashed for baking/dessert ideas, and they worked perfectly. I also used almonds instead of walnuts, since I always have a lot on hand. Again, worked great! I think chocolate chips or peanut butter chips would also work well. I will definitely make this again! Thank you so much!

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  6. Ashley H. says

    I made these last night and they are AMAZING!!! So good that I just had to come back and tell you! I actually changed them up just a little by adding a tablespoon of wheat germ and about 3 tbsps of honey. I also left my walnuts in pretty large pieces because I didn’t feel like cleaning the blender or food processor! :) lazzzyyyyyy!

    THANK YOU! THESE ARE SO GOOD!

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  8. says

    Made these but added 1 tsp vanilla and 1/3 cup each chia seeds and ground flax seeds for some added nutrition. They are PERFECT pre-workout/run fuel! Not to mention how supremely addictive they are. Thank you for sharing such a great recipe!!

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