Banana-Chocolate Chip Cookies

Bananas and chocolate make a great flavor combination and these easy drop cookies bring the two together in perfect balance. Made with old-fashioned oats, mashed bananas, Greek yogurt, butter and a touch of cinnamon, they're moist and cake-like with just a hint of that chewy oatmeal cookie texture.

Banana-Chocolate Chip Cookies

Banana-Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yield: 3-1/2 to 4 dozen
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

A moist, cake-like cookie made with bananas, old-fashioned oats, butter, Greek yogurt, cinnamon and semi-sweet chocolate chips.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 1-3/4 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 lb (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups mashed ripe bananas (3 medium)
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Combine the flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in a large bowl.
  3. Cream the butter and sugar together until smooth, then add the yogurt, eggs, vanilla and mashed bananas. Beat until smooth with an electric mixer on medium speed, about 1-1/2 minutes.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and combine thoroughly. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  5. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto parchment-lined cookie sheets, about 2-inches apart. Bake until firm to the touch and very lightly browned, 12 to 15 minutes. Cool on wire racks.