Blender Banana Oatmeal Muffins

February 22, 2021   9 Comments

Blender banana oatmeal muffins will enable you to make muffins so fast that you will be cleaned up 10 minutes before the muffins come out of the oven.

Blender Banana Oatmeal Muffins

Yes, I am still making muffins this year. I have made whole grain banana muffins and Kodiak Cakes muffins. The Kodiak cakes are so fast because they use Kodiak Cakes pancake mix.

This time I used my blender. Why? Because there is simply no reason to buy baked goods when you can make healthy versions at home with stuff you have laying around.

How many of you have bananas, oats, and yogurt in your house right now? I can’t see your hands but I am guessing most of you. Toss them in the blender!

Right? This blends up fast and then you can just pour the batter into the muffin cups.

I found these a bit bland on their own so I added some chocolate chips that I found in the back of my pantry. What else could you find in there? walnuts, dried cranberries, coconut? How about some frozen blueberries in the bottom of your freezer?

I stirred my extra mix-in into the batter in the blender because I was afraid of what would happen if I turned it on.

My blender, Blendtec, is pretty amazing. The carafe broke after 2 years of use and they sent me a new one for free. I did not get this appliance for free (sometimes I get sent stuff like this). I bought it for myself and I have been known to share it with my family.

I keep it on my counter (prime space) and I use it almost every day (smoothies, soups, sauces). It is a workhorse and it fits in my dishwasher. LOVE!

Have you made banana muffins in your blender? Please share.

Blender Oatmeal Muffin Recipe

4.3 from 9 reviews

Makes 12 servings
Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 15-17 min

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2 cups rolled or instant oats
2 large ripe bananas or 3 small ones
2 eggs
1 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt (or any plain yogurt)
3 tablespoons honey or agave syrup (optional)
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
pinch of salt
1/2 cup chocolate chips, nuts, coconut, cranberries, blueberries, etc. (optional) to mix in


Heat oven to 400F. Spray a 12 muffin pan with non-stick spray or add liners and spray them lightly with spray. Add oats, bananas, eggs, yogurt, honey, baking powder, baking soda, vanilla, and salt to blender and run until oatmeal is pulverized (about 2-3 minutes).

Add mix-in and stir in with rubber spatula or long spoon. Pour batter into muffin cups. You can pour up to the edge of the cup. Bake for 15-17 minutes until lightly browned. Serve when cooled.

Nutrition Facts

One muffin (without mix-in) with honey is 142 calories, 1.4 g fat, 0.4 g saturated fat, 19.2 g carbohydrates, 12 g sugar, 14.2 g protein, 1.3 g fiber, 108 mg sodium, 4 Green, 2 Blue, 1 Purple WW SmartPts

Points values are calculated by Snack Girl and are provided for information only. See all Snack Girl Recipes

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This makes me want to enter the race to clean up before they come out of the oven!!! When muffins seem bland to me I often spread them with nut butter when they come out and that works really well. Thank you, Lisa!

on February 23, 2021

No yogurt in my fridge! (Can’t eat dairy, don’t bother with non-dairy). What can I substitute? Thanks!

on February 23, 2021

Nancy, So Delicious makes a sugar free coconut milk vanilla yogurt that isn’t bad. It’s only sold in the big containers. I don’t think the vanilla flavor of yogurt would hurt this recipe and you could always use a little less vanilla extract.

on February 23, 2021

I will have to try this ... I like the idea of mix-ins. If you want to try different variations, just poke them into the muffin batter in each cup. I feel like this recipe is crying out for cinnamon!

on February 23, 2021

I'm going to make these with my 3 year old granddaughter, who LOVES to bake. I started yeaching her how to use the blender yesterday. Thanks, Lisa!

on February 24, 2021

Yum! I added 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice and subbed about 1/4 c of the yogurt with homemade applesauce (that had been made with a little pineapple juice) for sweetness; did not use honey or any other sweetener. Pulverized it all in my 1979 Cuisinart. They did need to cook for an extra 5 minutes or so, probably because I added lots and lots of blueberries. Thanks Snack-Girl!!

★★★★★ on February 25, 2021

Super easy. Love that the blender is used. Never would have thought to use it. And love even more that oatmeal is used and not flour. They are delicious. Will have to experiment with the mix-ins. Thank you!

★★★★★ on February 25, 2021

I made these with the vanilla yogurt and they were fine. Would like to know how long they should keep in the refridgerator? Thank you

on March 1, 2021

@Judy - I would probably put these in the freezer and then take them out when I wanted one. I would give them about 5 days in the refrigerator. Thanks for your question!

on March 8, 2021

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