I’ve had a couple of mushy old bananas sitting in the freezer for quite some time, and since banana bread’s a little boring – these cookies have put them to much better use! Sorry for the nonpareils sprinkle overload, what else am I going to do with the leftovers from this week’s cake?!

PS- they’re delicious. Tastes just like banana bread, but feels like a chocolate chip cookie!

Banana Bread Chocolate Chip Cookies: yields approx 20 small cookies

1/2 cup                   butter

1 cup                      sugar

1                             egg

1                             yolk

3/4 cup                   banana

2 cup                      all purpose flour

1 tsp                       baking soda

1/4 tsp                    salt

1/2 tsp                    cinnamon

3/4 or 1 cup            chopped dark chocolate


-Using a stand mixer paddle together the butter, sugar, salt, and cinnamon until well blended.

-Add the eggs and banana and blend until combined, scraping down the bowl with a spatula once or twice.

-Add the dry ingredients including the chocolate and mix again until well combined.

-Chill in the fridge for one hour and then bake for 12-15 minutes or until the very edges show signs of golden. Remove, rest on the tray for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack and cool to room temperature. Keeps for one week in an airtight container.


Posted by:Ashley

7 replies on “Banana Bread Chocolate Chip Cookies

  1. I love banana bread, so surely these are awesome! Your photos are fantastic as well — I’m in awe. Thanks for sharing 🙂

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