Banana Cookie Recipes

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If you are looking for a new cookie recipe to try, mash up those overripe bananas and make some cookies. This page contains banana cookie recipes.


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  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 ripe banana
  • grated peel of lemon
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • powdered sugar


In large bowl, cream margarine and sugar; add vanilla and salt until fluffy. Add egg, banana, and lemon peel. Beat well until banana is mashed. Add baking powder to flour; gradually stir into creamed mixture. Drop by teaspoon 2 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned on edges. Cool and sprinkle with powdered sugar.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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I have an organic garden where we grow a lot of fruit and vegetables. We have a lot of banana trees that produce year-round. At times we have so much that we end up selling them to the local markets or giving them away to our family. Other times I just keep them to make banana cakes, cookies, and bread. Here is an excellent recipe I use to make banana cookies.


Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 8 to 10 Minutes

Total Time: 1 Hour

Yield: 3 to 4 Dozen


  • 2 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup white or brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 cup mashed bananas
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon


  1. Peel and mash the bananas until you have 1 cup.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream the eggs, butter, and sugar together.
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  4. Add your bananas and mix well.
  5. Add the dry ingredients.
  6. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  7. On ungreased cookie sheets, drop spoonfuls of the batter. You will need to spread this out just a bit. Bake in the oven for 8 to 10 minutes until they are golden brown.
  8. Remove from the oven and cool on a rack. These are a soft cookie and are great with coffee, tea, or even milk. The cookies can last for 3 to 4 days as long as they are in a sealed container. If you live in a warm climate it is best to refrigerate the cookies.
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These protein cookies are nut-free, gluten free, egg-free, dairy-free and do not have any artificial sweeteners. They are really tasty to have at breakfast with coffee or tea.

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Cream shortening, brown sugar and eggs together. Mix in bananas. In second bowl mix together flour, baking powder, soda, salt, cinnamon and cloves. Add flour mixture 1/2 cup at a time, to banana mixture.

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April 9, 2008

I remember my mother baking her special Banana Chocolate Chip cookies. Before baking she would roll the circles of dough into crushed corn flakes, sugar and cinnamon. The cookies were cake like and kept for a long time because they were sealed in that sugar mixture. Does anyone have a recipe like this? I have looked all over and I found a lot of good cookie recipes, but not this one that I am hoping to find.


Mary from Minot


April 23, 20080 found this helpful

So far, I'm not finding these...but I've got the people at yahoo answers looking for ya too. :)
the closest so far isn't chocolate chip, but butterscotch:
Banana Nut Butterscotch Drop Cookies- this is a drop cookies, so drop them onto a mix of corn flakes, sugar and cinnamon.

1 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3 dashes nutmeg
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter
2 eggs
1 cup ripe bananas
1/2 teaspoon banana flavoring
1 1/2 cups oatmeal
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1 bag butterscotch chips

1. Mix dry ingedients together set aside.

2. Cream sugar and butter, add eggs mixing in well, stir in bananas and flavoring, add dry ingredients and oatmeal fold in nuts and chips (The dough may seem a little sticky and you may be tempted to add more flour, but first try baking off a few. Found that adding more flour made them dry after baking, the oatmeal seems to swell some during the baking process).


3. Drop onto lightly greased baking sheet, bake at 375' 10-12 minutes.

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April 1, 2020

If you have excess bananas, use them up to make these delicious peanut butter cookies. They make a great after school snack but could be a quick breakfast too.

Banana PB Cookies on plate

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April 6, 2017

Following a gluten free diet diet does not mean you can never have another cookie. Give these a try. This is a page about healthy gluten free banana cookies.

Healthy cookies on a cooling rack.

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March 20, 2017

The tasty goodness of banana bread in the convenience of an oatmeal cookie. Make some tonight. This is a page about making banana oatmeal chocolate chip walnut cookies.

Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies

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March 1, 2017

You can use up those overripe bananas to make these delicious cookies rather than the typical banana bread. Try out this recipe for banana spice cookies.

A batch of Banana Spice Cookies

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February 7, 2013

Add bananas for a new twist on the oatmeal cookie. This page contains banana oatmeal cookies recipes.

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

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  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 medium size ripe bananas
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. soda
  • 2 cups flour
  • nuts, if desired
  • 6 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 4 Tbsp. butter or margarine
  • 4 Tbsp. cream, milk or evaporated milk


Cream together shortening and sugar. Add egg, vanilla and mashed bananas, mixing well. Sift together flour, soda and salt; add to creamed mixture. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15-20 minutes. Cool and frost.

For Icing: Bring sugar, butter and milk to a boil. Remove from heat. Add sufficient powdered sugar to make of spreadable consistency.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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