Rating: 4 stars
76 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 35
  • 4 star values: 17
  • 3 star values: 17
  • 2 star values: 5
  • 1 star values: 2

"Mashed ripe banana adds sweetness and flavor to these chocolate chip cookies. I found I could reduce the usual amount of sugar and butter." --Cathy Brixen, Phoenix, Ariz.

Recipe by Cooking Light July 2009


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Recipe Summary

2 dozen (serving size: 1 cookie)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until smooth. Add egg; beat well.

  • Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, oats, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add flour mixture to banana mixture in bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended. Stir in chocolate chips.

  • Drop batter by heaping tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 18 minutes or until golden. Cool on pans 2 minutes. Remove cookies from pans; cool completely on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

115 calories; fat 3.6g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 1.1g; poly fat 0.3g; protein 2g; carbohydrates 19.1g; fiber 1.2g; cholesterol 14mg; iron 0.9mg; sodium 121mg; calcium 10mg.