2 ingredient cookies – great finger food

Don’t you hate it when have all these few ingredients recipes saved on Pinterest and when you click the link you see that you need 5 more for the recipe to actually work?

Well, this is not one of those recipes.

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2 ingredient cookies sweetened only with fruit


These actually are 2 ingredient cookies or biscuits or whatever your kid likes to call them or whatever you want to treat them as.


Honestly, they’re so sweet and tasty, you don’t need anything else if you’re serving dessert or a quick snack for those days when you just can’t be in the kitchen for another second.

And here’s another secret.


You can do these 2 ingredient cookies with pretty much any fruit. The only thing is that the fruit should be mashable, puree-able (after cooking), or gone through a small sized grater to turn into a smooth paste/puree.

Then you simply mix the oats with the chosen fruit paste and bake for a quarter of an hour.

It doesn’t get any easier than this. You don’t have any excuse to not make snacks ever again now.

Here are some fruits that work well. I’ve tried it with apple, pear and banana puree, but here’s what else you can try:

  • mango
  • pumpkin
  • squash
  • strawberries
  • raspberries
  • peach
  • passion fruit
  • apricot

If you’re doing baby led weaning, serve these as they are from 6 months+. If your little one has the pincer grip established, you might have to tear them in smaller pieces to prevent them from overstuffing their mouths with it.

If you’re going with the traditional route of weaning, then you can serve these along your mashed food and around 8-9 months your little one should already be able to deal with table foods like these ones.

For older kids, just serve as they are.

You can serve these with some yogurt or, if your child is over 1, with a glass of milk or other dairy based drink like kefir or sana (dairy drinks are not recommended for under 1s as they shouldn’t replace the nutrients from breastmilk or formula just yet).

What is also to love about these is the fact that they are egg-free and could be made gluten-free with the right substitution.

The oatmeal in these cookies adds some extra fibre as well as some iron, an essential nutrient for kids growing up.

These are also great for little ones without any teeth. They’re soft and chewy and easy to munch away (by the way, I have 125 more foods you can give your little one if he hasn’t got teeth yet).

This is about it in terms of explanations. If you want to save it on a kid meals Pinterest board or such, you can do so with the image further below.


Further down you can also find the recipe card for the exact quantities and baking times and temperature.


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This 2 ingredient cookies recipe is the easiest snack idea ever. Sweetened only with fruit, it's egg and dairy free, but also great first food and finger food for kids from 6 months and up.

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2 ingredient cookies banana pear apple and oats

2 ingredient cookies (fruit and oats)

Yield: 4-5 cookies
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Suitable from 6 months+


  • 85g banana, mashed (a bit more than 1/4 cup - any fruit puree works, read notes above)
  • 30-35g rolled oats (1/3 cup)


  1. Preheat your oven to 180C(fan)/200C(electric)/400F/Gas mark 6.
  2. Mix the two ingredients until combined. The mixture should be easily spoonable.
  3. Line a baking sheet with baking paper and drop spoonfuls of the fruit and oat mixture to form the cookies. You should get around 4 or 5 pieces.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes. Leave to cool down.

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14 thoughts on “2 ingredient cookies – great finger food”

  1. How do I know for sure my 9 month old baby with no teeth will be able to eat all the things you’ve posted about. I’m terrified to try anything but babyfood.

  2. Hi!

    Love your recipe, it makes perfect tea time snack for my little one! If i could batch freeze them, how long can they last?

  3. I made these with banana and added in some chia seeds and cinnamon. I want to do apple next.
    How would you do the Apple and other fruits?

    • Hi Samantha,

      I would grate the apple on the smallest sized grater you have in the house. :) Same with other fruits that can be grated. If not, mashed should be fine too.


    • Hi Adi, just seen your comment today, sorry.

      Usually at room temperature they are fine, since they don’t have dairy or eggs in them.

      Hope they kept well for you!


    • Hi Julia, sorry for my late reply. I think yes. The quantities might vary slightly, though, so stop when you feel like the cookies hold their shape well before baking. Let me know if it worked for you.


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