Light and Fluffy Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

Elaine Laskowski

By
@hathor

These are a delicious soft cookie, they remind me of banana bread. I like to sprinkle a mixture of sugar and cinnamon on them before baking if I am not dipping them in chocolate.


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Serves:

5-6 dozen

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
cake flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
1 c
shortening, butter flavor
3/4 c
granulated sugar
3/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 large
eggs
2 c
chocolate chips
1/2 c
banana, mashed
1/2 c
chocolate chips,melted for dipping (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 F. Sift flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl. In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream butter flavored shortening and both sugars until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and eggs, mixing to incorporate. Stir in mashed banana.
2
Add dry ingredients and mix well, then stir in chocolate chips.
3
Scoop by tablespoonful onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake about 8 minutes until edges are light brown.
4
If you are going to dip them in some chocolate, melt the 1/2 cup of chocolate chips in a heat proof bowl over boiling water. Stir to help melt and when melted dip cookies.
5
If you don't dip them in chocolate, you might want to sprinkle them before baking, with a mixture of sugar and cinnamon. In fact make some both ways, you will love these cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy