Mamas Monster Cookies


Nutritious & delicious cookie recipe for when you become (or to prevent!) a hangry mommy monster!

Essential Pregnancy Nutrients:

Fiber: Oatmeal, Banana

Iron: Oatmeal

Omega 3: Walnuts & Flaxseed

Vitamin C & Potassium: Banana

Magnesium: Almonds & Peanut Butter



  • 2 cups rolled oats

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  • 1/2 tsp baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

  • 1 tbsp ground flax seed

  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed

  • 1/2 cup unsalted natural peanut butter (or preferred nut butter or sun butter)

  • 2 tbsp honey (or maple syrup)

  • 1 tsp vanilla

  • 1/4 cup walnuts, unsalted

  • 1/4 cup almonds, unsalted

  • 1/4 chocolate chips, raisins, craisins, optional


  1. Position rack in the center of the oven.

  2. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.

  3. In a food processor, add 1 cup rolled oats and nuts. Process to chop. In a bowl, add oats, oats/nuts mix, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and ground flax. Stir to combine.

  4. In another bowl, mix together the mashed banana, peanut butter (or other nuts/seed butter), honey (or maple syrup), and vanilla.

  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir to combine.

  6. Scoop dough using a scant 1/4 cup measuring cup to form cookies.

  7. Flatten the top of each cookie.

  8. Bake for 15-17 minutes and cool before storing in an airtight container.

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