Light and Fluffy Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

Elaine Laskowski


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.

★★★★★ 1 vote
5-6 dozen
15 Min
10 Min


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

How to Make Light and Fluffy Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies


  • 1Preheat 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.
  • 2Add dry ingredients and mix well, then stir in chocolate chips.
  • 3Scoop by tablespoonful onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake about 8 minutes until edges are light brown.
  • 4If 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.
  • 5If 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.

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About Light and Fluffy Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

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