Banana Chip Cookies

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No eggs, no milk, no yeast? No problem! You can still get your bake on with only two bananas and a few items from the pantry. You can make these soft and tasty “no egg” Banana Chip Cookies. If you don’t have butter you can sub shortening however cookies made with shortening are less flavorful. They also bake up taller and are more cake like. Most banana cookies end up being really cake like, and while I like “cakey” cookies, I was pleasantly surprised that these cookies made with butter are not as cake like as other banana cookies I’ve made.

I always have bananas in my freezer, as soon as they start to get too ripe they get tossed in the freezer. Sometimes I peal them and seal them using my foodsaver but more often than not I just throw them in the freezer in only their skin. Bananas freeze extremely well, if you’re planning on baking with them. You can read about what other foods freeze well here. If you use frozen bananas let them thaw before cooking with them. Two bananas should equal about one cup when mashed.

I used a mixture of milk chocolate and semi-sweet chips in these cookies. Feel free to use whatever kind of chips you want. Peanut butter or white chocolate chips would be good.

Banana Chip Cookies

Makes 4 dozen
Course: Dessert
Servings: 24
Calories: 152kcal

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup salted butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar, lightly packed
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup overripe mashed banana
  • cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • cups chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Cream together butter and sugars, add mashed bananas and vanilla until well combined.
  • Add the flour, baking soda and baking powder, mix until well combined. Add chocolate chips. Dough will be sticky.
  • Drop cookie dough by rounded tablespoons on parchment lined baking sheets.
  • Bake for 11-12 minutes or until golden brown. Allow to cool on baking sheet for 1 minute before moving to a rack.

Nutrition

Serving: 2cookies | Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 108mg | Potassium: 52mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 181IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg


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