Banana Peanut Butter Cookies

Maggie May Schill


I had a lot of bananas recently, and peanut butter was on sale. So there you go.

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10 Min
10 Min


3 c
all purpose flour
2 medium
over-ripe bananas, sliced
1 c
creamy peanut butter
1/2 c
(1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
2 large
eggs, room temperature
3/4 c
light brown sugar, packed
3/4 c
1 Tbsp
pure vanilla extract
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
dark chocolate chips, for garnish
sea salt, for garnish


1Preheat oven to 350'F

Set aside two clean cookie sheets.
2In a medium mixing bowl, cream bananas,butter, peanut butter and sugar together until fluffy.
3Beat in eggs into the banana/sugar mixture, one egg at a time, until both eggs are completely incorporated. Beat in vanilla.
4In a separate mixing bowl, mix flour, salt and baking powder together with a fork.
5Gradually mix flour mixture into the banana/sugar mixture. Mix until completely incorporated, but do not over mix.
6Roll the dough into 1-inch balls and set onto ungreased cookie sheets. Sprinkle the balls with course seasalt lightly before putting into oven.

Bake for 8-15 minutes, or until just golden.
Remove cookies from oven. Press chocolate chips into cookies while they are still hot and soft.
Cookies will harden as they cool. Cool for at least 10 minutes before attempting to remove hot cookies from cookie sheets.

About this Recipe

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