Snack Series: Golden Banana Nut Snack (or breakfast) Squares


If you’re looking for easy snack ideas or quick breakfast recipes for work or school, here’s a simple one you can try! Sometimes I grab a couple of these squares and snack on them during my work day. I hope you enjoy this Golden Banana Nut Snack or Breakfast Squares Recipe 🙂 

Ingredients to make your Golden Banana Nut Snack/Breakfast Squares:

*Note: proportions are all approximate so adjust depending on desired consistency, size of banana, etc.*

Dry ingredients: 

  • ~1 ½ cups old-fashioned rolled oats


  • ~1 ½ – 2 cups rolled oats (blend in food processor or blender) OR use 1 ½ – 2 cups quick oats


  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • handful of chopped walnuts

Wet ingredients: 

  • 2-3 bananas (ripe)


  • 1 egg


  • ½-¾ cup organic soy milk (or any milk you prefer)

Optional for added sweetness:

  • ¼ cup coconut sugar
  • or brown sugar
  • or 2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup
  • or dark chocolate chips

Steps to make your Banana Nut Snack Squares:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F.
  2. Coat tray with a thin layer of avocado oil. I just made a tray out of aluminum foil.
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  4. Blend 1 ½ – 2 cups rolled oats in food processor or blender (this kind of acts as “flour” and adds a different texture). Alternatively you can use 1 ½ – 2 cups quick oats.
  5. Mix dry ingredients together in a large bowl.
  6. Mash bananas in a large bowl and add other wet ingredients. Mix well. (For added sweetness I picked the 2 tablespoons of maple syrup for my squares.)
  7. Gently combine wet ingredients into dry ingredients and mix well. If batter is too moist, you can add more oats to get a thicker consistency.
  8. Put batter into tray.
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  10. Add chopped walnuts or chocolate chips on top to garnish (or any other garnish you prefer).
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  12. Place tray into oven and bake for around 20-25 minutes (or until golden brown).
  13. Voila!
  14. 48392406_789540544721483_7728307763796770816_n Enjoy!

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