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Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

Use very ripe bananas for moist cookies with lots of banana flavor.

  • yield: Makes about 16 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 6 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 6 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 very ripe banana, slightly mashed
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Butter or line 2 baking sheets.

  2. Step 2

    Whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt.

  3. Step 3

    In a large bowl, beat together butter, sugars, egg, and vanilla. Add the flour mixture and stir to combine. Mix in the banana and chocolate chips until just combined.

  4. Step 4

    Drop by the tablespoons onto the baking sheet, spacing dough an inch apart. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until lightly golden brown. Remove to cooling racks.

Source
Mad Hungry, March 2011

Reviews (8)

  • 18 Oct, 2013

    I was excited to try these as I have been in need of a new way to use up those frozen bananas. When making them I thought 1tsp of salt was too much but added it anyway. Sadly, I was right and these leave a lingering salty after taste in your mouth. I will try again but will only use 1/2 tsp of salt instead. :)

  • 26 Jan, 2013

    This cookie is excellent! It has a nice banana flavor, but not too overpowering. Super moist. Of course I added a little extra chocolate chips, yum! I am always looking for a creative way to use leftover bananas and this fits the bill! I got 24 cookies out of the batter instead of 16 and I used a tablespoon scooper.

  • 26 Sep, 2012

    I made this for my nieces 3rd birthday party. I also put a 3rd banana and doubled the recipe. they were excellent! I baked them on a pizza stone, which is nice for texture and speed. I definitely recommend this recipe.

  • 31 Jul, 2012

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  • 5 Jun, 2012

    These are great. I doubled the recipe, and also added a 3rd banana (depends how much flavor you want/how big your bananas are). Finally, added a teaspoon of Cinnamon for a tiny bit of spice.

  • 31 Mar, 2012

    OMG this was delicious! VERY "CAKE" like! LIght, fluffy and NOT too sweet! I made one batch (and I'm NOT a "baker") and decided to make another batch since I still have banana's left! YUM. Will share it with my "BAKER" friend Lisa! T.Y.

  • 18 Jul, 2011

    Delicious! I made these cookies just as the recipe called for and they turned out great. Will make these cookies again soon. Everyone loved them.

  • 26 Jun, 2011

    Great flavour. Nice.