Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies


These banana chocolate chip cookies are made with very ripe bananas, the ones that are too ripe to eat. The riper the bananas are, the more flavor they have.

close up view of Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies on a cooling rack
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
3 dozen


  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • cup butter, softened

  • 1 cup mashed bananas

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

  2. Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda together in a large bowl.

  3. Beat sugar and butter together in a separate large bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add bananas, eggs, and vanilla; beat to combine. Gradually blend in flour mixture until just combined; stir in chocolate chips. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheets.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes. Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

276 Calories
13g Fat
39g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 276
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 8g 39%
Cholesterol 39mg 13%
Sodium 195mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 23g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 44mg 3%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 142mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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