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Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

Banana chocolate chip cookies combine two favorite treats into one. They’re soft and very easy to make.

banana chocolate chip cookies on a plate

These chocolate chip cookies are like banana bread or banana cake wrapped into a cookie. They are soft and cakey and so easy to make. No mixer required. All you do is whisk the ingredients in a bowl and 30 minutes later you have a fresh-baked batch of banana chocolate chip cookies.

Easy No-Mixer Cookie Recipe

I’ve made these cookies many times and so have my readers! You don’t have to take my word for it, here’s what some readers have said about this recipe:

“I made these cookies just now and they are absolutely to die for! …They turned out so soft and fluffy.”

‘Mine turned out soft! I like this recipe.”

“These turned out so yummy!!!!! They turned out kind of like banana muffin tops. Loved how easy the recipe was. This will be my new go-to recipe for using up ripe bananas.”

I love the combination of chocolate and bananas in these cookies. It works really well!

cookies lined up on a baking rackIngredients

  • Overripe mashed bananas
  • Granulated sugar
  • Vegetable oil
  • Egg
  • All-purpose flour
  • Baking powder
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Salt
  • Baking soda
  • Vanilla extract
  • Semisweet chocolate chips

Note: Just like banana bread, you want to use overripe bananas for this recipe. I usually use ones that have peels that are dark brown. That means the sugars in the fruit have intensified and will give your cookies a strong banana flavor.

Recipe Steps

You will need two bowls for this recipe. Whisk the bananas, sugar, vegetable oil, vanilla, and eggs in one. In another bowl, whisk the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.

Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients and stir until the dough comes together. Mix in the chocolate chips. The dough will be very sticky.

Scoop generous tablespoons of the dough to form the cookie balls. Drop them on a prepared baking sheet. Space them about two inches apart.

Bake the cookies for 10 minutes at 350°F. or until they are slightly firm and lightly browned. Cool the cookies on a baking rack.

close-up shot of half a cookie.How to Store the Cookies

Keep them in an airtight container and they will keep for several days at room temperature. You can also freeze the baked cookies for later.

If you want to try a creative chocolate chip cookie recipe this banana version is a great one to try. It’s definitely going into my “keeper” file!

cookies piled on a white plate on a green napkin.

More Banana Cookie Recipes

Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

Servings: 24 cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Banana chocolate chip cookies combine two favorite treats into one. These cookies are fluffy and soft and very easy to make.
5 from 3 votes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mashed overripe bananas
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F and line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Whisk together mashed bananas, sugar, vegetable oil, vanilla and egg in a large bowl . In a separate bowl, whisk together together flour, baking powder, baking soda, ground cinnamon, and salt. Add the flour mixture to wet mixture and stir until combined.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips.
  • Using a cookie scooper or small ice cream scoop, scoop large tablespoons full of dough and drop onto cookie sheet, about 2 inches apart. The cookie batter will be very wet and sticky. You won't be able to handle it with your hands.
  • Bake for approximately 10 minutes or until lightly brown and firm. Let cookies finish cooling on wire rack before eating.

The nutrition information provided are only estimates based on an online nutritional calculator. I am not a certified nutritionist. Please consult a professional nutritionist or doctor for accurate information and any dietary restrictions and concerns you may have.

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18 comments on “Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies”

  1. Try today. And it’s so soft and my boys love it. Thank you I found this recipe

  2. I was searching for a recipe that was quick and didn’t require a mixer…this checked the boxes. An excellent recipe, and the family loved these soft cookies! Thanks!

  3. THESE ARE AMAZING!!!!!!! the texture is so cloud-like and fluffy!!!!!! Will definitely be making them again!

  4. These turned out so yummy!!!!! They turned out kind of like banana muffin tops. Loved how easy the recipe was. This will be my new go to recipe for using up ripe bananas

  5. Can you make these without vegetable oil?

  6. Mine turned out soft! I like this recipe

  7. I made these cookies just now and they are absolutely to die for! I cooked mine for 12 minutes though. They turned out so soft and fluffy. Definitely will be making these again!

  8. Can I make this without the cinnamon?

  9. Nom nom nom. This sounds like a great recipe… banana bread on the go!

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