Banana Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
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Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time28 mins


  • 1 cup 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups 16 ounces – 3 or 4 whole bananas mashed bananas
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 cups semisweet chocolate chips I use a combination of mini chips and regular-size chips
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts optional


  • Line baking sheets with parchment paper or baking mats, and preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Mix completely.
  • In another large bowl, cream butter and sugars, until light. Add eggs and beat for 2-3 minutes, scraping sides of bowl. Beat in banana and vanilla making sure everything is well mixed.
  • Add dry ingredients, and mix just until incorporated. Fold in chocolate chips and nuts (if desired).
  • Scoop heaping tablespoons of batter onto prepared pans, and bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until desired shade of golden brown.
  • Cool for 2 minutes on cookie sheet, then transfer to wire cooling racks.