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light and fluffy banana chocolate chip cookies

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Elaine Laskowski
Plymouth, PA

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 rating)
yield 5 -6 dozen
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For light and fluffy banana chocolate chip cookies

  • 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 lg
  • 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

  • 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.

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