Chocolate Chip Butterscotch Banana Cookies

If you have a couple of bananas that are just too ripe to eat by themselves or you’re simply looking for a new twist on your traditional chocolate chip cookie recipe, you’ll definitely want to try our Chocolate Chip Butterscotch Banana Cookies! This will be your new favorite go-to recipe when your kids need you to whip something up last minute for the school bake sale or you have company on their way!

Ingredients
  • 2.5 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 2 t of baking powder
  • 1/2 t of salt
  • 1/2 t of ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 t of ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 t of baking soda
  • 1 cup of white sugar
  • 2/3 cup of softened, unsalted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of extra ripened, mashed bananas
  • 1 cup of semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  • 1 cup of butterscotch morsels

How To:

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees and grease a cookie sheet.

  2. Blend your flour, baking powder, salt, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg and baking soda thoroughly in a small mixing bowl.

  3. In a separate mixing bowl, beat your butter and white sugar until you get a fluffy consistency.

  4. Blend in your bananas, eggs, chocolate and butterscotch morsels. 

  5. Blend your two mixtures together thoroughly. 

  6. Scoop heaping spoonfuls into balls on your cookie tray.

  7. Bake for 12-15 minutes. (Place a toothpick in the center of each cookie after baking. If it comes out clean, they are cooked thoroughly.)

(This recipe will make approximately 2 dozen large cookies, or 3-4 dozen small to medium cookies.)

If you love baking with bananas, you’ll definitely want to try this recipe:
Chocolate Chip Pecan Banana Zucchini Bread

Photo credit: With A Red Bird On My Shoulder

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Danielle

Danielle is a Pittsburgh native who has been warming her “black and gold” blood in sunny Northern California for the past 6 years. On any given day, you can find her arranging ridiculous photo shoots of her one-year-old son Graeme and cat Gizmo, or working on any one of her 27,000 writing projects. She enjoys daydreaming about becoming a famous actress and starting a handful of different businesses with her husband over glasses of wine in the evenings. Someday, she hopes to travel the country in an RV with her family… but she needs to sell that novel first. You can follow her journeys through her blog With A Red Bird On My Shoulder

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