Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins

These Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins are perfect for adding to school lunches, breakfast or afternoon snacks! My boys are total muffin monsters! Enjoy!

Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins

4.9 from 23 reviews
Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins
Recipe type: Breads/Muffins
Cook time: 
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Serves: 12
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • ¼ cup flax
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • ¾ cup milk
  • ⅓ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 large ripe mashed bananas
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  1. Combine flour, oats, flax, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  2. In large bowl, beat the egg. Stir in milk, oil and vanilla. Add the mashed bananas and combine thoroughly.
  3. Stir the flour mixture into the banana mixture until just combined. Fold in chocolate chips.
  4. Line a 12 cup muffin tin with paper baking cups or spray with baking spray. Divide the batter evenly among them.
  5. Bake at 400 degrees F for 18-20 minutes.


  1. they look delicious!! I never bakes with oatmeal, I need to give it a try!!

  2. Mmmmm….. 12 of those would last about half an afternoon at my place.

  3. You just can’t go wrong with a banana muffin. I like to add oatmeal to mine as well. Now I’m hungry…

  4. These look delicious!

  5. Oh yum! That sounds delicious, thanks for sharing this recipe.

  6. I have to tell you that your photo in this post is your BEST food photo ever! It seriously looks professional! GREAT job!!! What’s your trick?!

    I am going to make these tomorrow morning for breakfast/snack! Thank you! Off to pin it!

  7. these looked so good, that I just had to make them today…and they are delicious! Thanks so much for posting the recipe

  8. can i skip flax and substitute it with something else?

  9. kathy downey says:

    The chocolate gives it a whole new taste

  10. Terry Perron says:

    I made these turned out great, muffins never last long in this house

  11. These look so delicious… I can’t wait to indulge in them for breakfast! The combination of oatmeal, banana and chocolate sounds perfect!

  12. Rosanne Robinson says:

    we love muffins and these look really yummy, can’t wait to try them, thx

  13. Caroline says:

    I love the combination of banana & chocolate! Yum!

  14. My newest grandson loves bananas .He mashes them into his mouth because he can’t eat them quick enough so he will enjoy these muffins when I make them.

  15. I don’t normally eat muffins, but when I do it’s Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip muffins.

    Stay hungry my friends.

  16. hooray no zucchini! 😀

  17. loucheryl says:

    I have to make this for my boys. They really love muffins.

  18. Amy Heffernan says:

    I made these tonight. They are SO good and my lil guy likes them!! Thanks for sharing!

  19. Erika Belanger says:

    Oh my goodness!!!!! These look so yummy, I think I will make these soon! I love chocolate with bananas!!!

  20. These look fantastic! Thanks for the recipe!

  21. Made some adjustment to this, turned out quite amazing. Substituted the oil for butter, skipped the flax seed and baking soda, also added tblspn of cinnamon powder and baked them as 6 jumbo miffins instead of 12. Was so moist and tasty. Baked at 190 degrees for 25 minutes.

  22. I think my kids would love these – need to try it out!

  23. Amy Lovell says:

    These look great thanks!!

  24. LILLIAN BROWN says:

    saving this recipe

  25. Cant wait to make these with my kids, they love chocolate and banana.

  26. These are a fav in our house

  27. Debbie White Beattie says:

    This recipe sounds so good and I’m going to make it. I’ve already printed it. I think I’m going to try whole wheat flour because that’s what I usually prefer. I hope they still turn out !

  28. Wonderful recipe. I am always looking for new muffin recipes.

  29. Jerry Marquardt says:

    This recipe looks very delightful. I copied the recipe down in order to make this on the coming weekend. I thank you for sharing this today.

  30. Darlene Demell says:

    I do a lot of baking in our house and these muffins look very good. Thanks for sharing.

  31. Debbie Bashford says:

    was just pondering if I should make banana bread and going to make these instead!! Love that there are oats in them too

  32. Terry Perron says:

    Will be making these, look tasty

  33. Joan G. says:

    These look both healthy and yummy.

  34. They look lovely

  35. Ah ! One of my favourite kinds of muffins

  36. Rosanne Robinson says:

    You can’t go wrong with a recipe that includes chocolate & banana, they sound really yummy, thanks!

  37. Looks delicious! My kids would enjoy these

  38. Darren Scrubb says:

    They look great and I could have them now for breakfast.

  39. jay nelson says:

    I find adding oatmeal gives texture (which can be lost if you need to go nut free).

  40. I like this recipe, because it seems to have less sugar than the other ones I have tried Will make these today

  41. kathy downey says:

    I love this recipe and sometimes add walnuts

  42. These are my favourite muffins!

  43. valerie williams says:

    Those look delicious!

  44. kathy downey says:

    I love baking with oatmeal

  45. That looks so amazing!! Perfect for lunches!

  46. They look yummy & appear to be a healthier kind of muffin!

  47. These look awesome, going to make the for Christmas morning

  48. My breakfast this morning!

  49. kathy downey says:

    The grandkids really enjoy these.

  50. Mike Gismondi says:

    My kids love these muffins!

  51. salexis alexis says:

    I totally tried adapting my banana muffin recipe by adding oats and it didn’t work that well – I should try this recipe instead!!!!

  52. Lilly Kavanagh says:

    Thanks for the recipe. I’ll be trying these out this week since oatmeal is supposed to help with breast milk production.

  53. Great recipe, good instructions

  54. I rushed making them and forgot 2 ingredients.. oil and sugar and despite forgetting them. They still turned out really good. When I get some more ingredients I’ll definitely be making them again and make sure to add the oil and sugar haha!

  55. kathy downey says:

    I added walnuts to my latest batch,so delicious!

  56. lori galbraith says:

    There is nothing more satisfying than a banana muffin, add oatmeal and chocolate and you have heaven.

  57. Elva Roberts says:

    I made this some time ago and we love them. I make a big batch nearly every two or three weeks. Yum!

  58. I have to make this for my boys. They really love muffins.

  59. I hope to make this soon for my family. Looks delicious.

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