Chewy Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

Susan Din


These are great when you want something a little different!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Yum! These cookies remind us of muffin tops. They're soft, chewy, and cake-like with the perfect balance of bananas and chocolate chips. Pecans add a nice little crunch. This is a great way to utilize really ripe bananas and put a twist on a basic chocolate chip cookie.

Note: Watch the cookies as they bake. Depending on the size of your scoop, these may bake faster. We found ours were done after 20 minutes. The Test Kitchen


★★★★★ 2 votes

24-48 depends on dough ball size
20 Min
25 Min


  • 2 stick
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 c
    dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 c
    granulated white sugar
  • 1 large
  • 3/4 c
    mashed banana (approx. 2 large bananas)
  • 1 tsp
    banana extract
  • 1 tsp
    real vanilla extract
  • 2 2/3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 bag(s)
    semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips, 12 oz.
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans, toasted

How to Make Chewy Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies


  1. Chop your pecans (if necessary). Pre-heat the oven to 350 and toast pecans for 5-7 minutes.
  2. Turn oven down to 300. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  3. Measure flour, soda, salt, and baking powder in a large bowl. Use a whisk to mix well.
  4. Stir in the nut pieces and the chocolate chips.
  5. Place softened butter in a bowl and beat with an electric mixer until fluffy. Add the sugars, extracts, mashed banana, and egg. Beat well.
  6. Mixture will appear somewhat separated. This is normal.
  7. Add dry ingredients to the butter mixture.
  8. Beat on medium speed until well mixed.
  9. I use a Farber levered ice cream scoop to portion the cookies, 6 to a sheet. Bake for about 25 minutes until deep golden brown. Store in an airtight container with wax paper between the layers. These cookies are moist and chewy and tend to stick together if stacked wihtout paper between.

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About Chewy Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Soy Free
Other Tag: For Kids

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