3 ripe bananas
2 cups old-fashioned oats
1 heaping cup pitted dates, finely chopped
1/4 cup neutral oil, such as canola or vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup chocolate chips, raisins or chopped walnuts
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
To make bars instead of cookies, bake the batter in a greased 7-by-11-inch baking dish for 35 to 40 minutes then let cool. Cut into bars or squares.