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Chocolate Chip Banana Cookies |

Chocolate Chip Banana Cookies

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: about 30 cookies 1x


Ripe bananas are combined with chocolate chips in these whole wheat cookies.



  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 up unpacked brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 heaping cup mashed banana (about 1 small banana)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups oats
  • 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or grease lightly.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Set aside.
  3. In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream the butter and both sugars. Add the egg, followed by the banana and the vanilla.
  4. Stir in the flour mixture and the oats, just until combined. Mix in the chocolate chips.
  5. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheet. Bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes, or until lightly brown on the edges. Do not overbake!
  6. Let cool on the baking sheet for 3 to 4 minutes, then remove to a baking rack to cool completely.

Recipe Notes:

adapted from Cookie and Kate