healthy and protein-packed chocolate banana cookies

Try making these protein-packed chocolate banana cookies for a healthy sweet treat. For the vegan version, use a plant-based chocolate powder. 

Cookies are top tier treats – they come in all different flavours, and chewiness. If you need a healthy spin on your favourite chocolate cookie, try these F45-approved chocolate banana cookies.

They’re plant-based, full of protein and low in sugar. Meal-prep these and keep them in the cookie jar for the perfect post-workout snack!

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Choc banana cookies

Serves 5


  • 20ml coconut oil
  • 40g natural peanut butter
  • 130g banana, mashed
  • 50g uncooked rolled oats
  • 20g desiccated coconut
  • 20g chocolate protein powder
  • 2 tsp. cacao powder
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. stevia


  1. Preheat oven to 160 degrees celsius and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Combine coconut oil, peanut butter and banana in a bowl.
  3. Add in oats, coconut, protein powder, cacao powder, baking powder and stevia and mix until you form a sticky batter.
  4. Roll mixture into five even balls and lightly press out to form a cookie shape. Place on the lined tray.
  5. Place in the oven and bake for 30-35 minutes, or until golden and cooked through. In the last five minutes, flip the cookies over to ensure both sides are cooked. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
  6. Serve one cookie as a snack and refrigerate remaining cookies to use throughout the week.