Banana Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

The banana chocolate chip cookie recipe is not groundbreaking to say the least. For years now chocolate and bananas have been combined with mouthwatering results!

 

Ingredients
2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup (packed) light brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 sticks (1 cup) salted butter, softened
1 large egg
1 teaspoon banana extract
3/4 cup mashed ripe banana
12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips (about 2 cups)

(Optional) 4 ounces chopped walnuts (about 1 cup)

Hardware
Whisk
Large bowl
Medium bowl
Cookie sheets
Mixer

Step 1: Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
Step 2: In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
Step 3: In a large bowl, blend sugars together.
Step 4: Add butter to sugars and with an electric mixer, combine to form a grainy paste.
Step 5: Add egg, banana extract, and mashed banana, beta at medium speed until smooth.
Step 6: Add flour mixture, chocolate chips, and walnuts (optional)gradually, blend until just combined.
Step 7: Drop by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheet, 2 inches apart.
Step 8: Bake 20-24 minutes or until cookie edges begin to brown lightly. Transfer immediately to cooling surface.

Makes about 44 cookies.

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