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Easy Kids' Recipe for Fluffy Banana Cookies

Rated as 4.8 out of 5 Stars

"I should rename these to the Houdini cookies, with how fast they vanish from my kitchen. Very fluffy and delicious. My daughter just turned one and loves to help make these. She pulls the paper from the butter, peels the bananas, mashes and mixes. It's so fast and easy. Any time we have a couple bananas going brown we mix up these. The recipe originated as my grandmother's banana bread, but one day I was in a rush and didn't want to wait an hour for the bread to bake so I tossed them in as cookies and we all agreed it came out better this way."
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25 m servings 166
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 9x13-inch baking sheet)


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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Place bananas, flour, 1/2 cup sugar, butter, walnuts, egg, baking soda, and salt in a bowl. Mix until well combined. Drop 3 tablespoonfuls of dough 2 to 3 inches apart onto baking sheet. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon sugar on top.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown and edges are set, 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 166 calories; 6 26.2 2.7 24 186 Full nutrition

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Was a fast and easy cookie with tasty results - however, I did make changes, so i couldn't honestly critique based on the original recipe, but the base ingredients were just what i was looking f...

My mom had a similar recipe. They were always my kids favourites. they looked forward to them every time we visited. My dad suggested I started making them. They are a hit. I made these several ...

Easy recipe! I added vanilla, cinnamon, and a few white chocolate chips. I also substituted hazelnuts for the walnuts because that’s what was in the pantry! This batter recipe is really flexible...

i made it exactly as written and it came out as a massive hit in my Im going to get more bananas so I can't make these again! Nice to have something to do with my last "aging" ban...

Delicious and simple! I subbed greek yogurt for half of the butter (so, 2 tablespoons of greek yogurt and 2 tablespoons of butter). Sprinkled oats on top too for a nice touch!

Really easy and quick To make. Nice when you want a mildly sweet treat.

I added 1 tsp of vanilla

Yum, it's a debate whether this is a cookie or muffin top! It is light, fluffy and delicious. I did add vanilla and oatmeal and choc chips to the mix. Definitely a keeper!

Great recipe. Always looking for overripe banana recipes and this one is a keeper. Though great as is this is my lower fat/calorie version. I replaced the butter with apple sauce and cut back th...