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Chocolate Chip Banana Cookies

Chocolate Chip Banana Cookies

  • Author: caroline
  • Total Time: 32 minutes
  • Yield: 12 cookies 1x


Chewy, yummy and a little healthier than traditional cookies, these Chocolate Chip Banana Cookies are perfect if you have some past-ripe bananas you don’t know what to do with. 

Makes 12 cookies


  • 150g plain flour (or 1 cup)
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate / baking soda
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter (or 40 g)
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 100g brown sugar (or 1/2 cup)
  • 100g caster sugar (or 1/2 cup)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 tbsp milk chocolate chips

Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies Ingredients


1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F

2. Soften the butter a little in the microwave for a few seconds and then mix into the sugar. Beat until combined in a large bowl. 

Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies Step 1

3. In another bowl, mash the bananas with the back of a spoon and then add in the bicarb/baking powder. Leave for around 5 minutes to let the baking soda react with the bananas. 

Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies Step 2

4.  Mix the banana mixture into the butter mixture until well combined. 

5. Add the flour and mix well. Finally, stir in the chocolate chips. 

Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies Step 3

6. Line a baking tray with parchment paper and spoon lumps of the mixture on top, well spread out. Lightly flatten each cookie out with the back of a spoon and sprinkle another few chocolate chips on top. Bake in the middle of the oven for around 12 minutes and cool on a wire rack before storing.

Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies Step 4


  • If you don’t have both brown and white sugar in you can use just one – although it will affect the colouring of finished result.
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 cookie
  • Calories: 168
  • Fat: 4g
  • Carbohydrates: 31g
  • Protein: 2g

Keywords: banana, chocolate chip, cookies, snack, dessert, baking