Peanut butter and banana cookies

    Peanut butter and banana cookies

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    About this recipe: These soft cookies are easy to make and incredibly moreish. They are flavoured with banana, peanut butter and chocolate chips. For the best flavour, use the ripest bananas you have lying around.

    Ingredients
    Makes: 30 cookies

    • 125g mashed banana
    • 130g peanut butter
    • 70g dark brown soft sugar
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 165g plain flour
    • 1 tablespoon baking powder
    • 40g plain chocolate chips

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Extra time:1hr chilling  ›  Ready in:1hr35min 

    1. In a medium bowl, stir together the banana and peanut butter until well blended. Stir in the dark brown soft sugar, caster sugar and vanilla until smooth. Combine the flour and baking powder; add to the peanut butter mixture and mix well. Finally, fold in the chocolate chips. Cover and chill dough for at least 1 hour.
    2. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Line baking trays with baking parchment. Roll dough into walnut sized balls and place 5cm apart onto the prepared baking trays.
    3. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking tray for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

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    Reviews (43)

    15

    These are lovely, soft, tasty cookies and so easy to make! I made them without the choc chips for my husband who is vegan as they are dairy & egg free, and the whole family enjoyed them! Will definitely be making them again. - 16 Dec 2012

    chezah
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    15

    Yummy & Easy to make! I did these without the peanut butter and they were yummy. Nice and chuncie on the outside and gooey inside. - 20 May 2011

    Bakingmom
    12

    Delicious! Although mine came out more like mini rock cakes in appearance? Very tasty though many thanks for the recipe - 06 Nov 2013

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