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Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
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Delicious Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
This cookie has it all, oatmeal, peanut butter, chocolate chips and banana. If you are looking for a cookie that has the perfect mix of crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside then you found the perfect recipe. Also, you can choose to mix the cookie batter and instead of making individual cookies you can place the mix in a pan and make cookie bars instead. Both are equally delicious.
- 1/2 Cup Butter, Softened
- 3/4 Cup Brown Sugar
- 1 1/4 Cup White Sugar
- 2 Eggs
- 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
- 2 Bananas
- 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter
- 1 1/2 Cups All Purpose Flour
- 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
- 1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
- 2 Cups Quick Oats
- 12 oz. Bag Semisweet Chocolate Chips
Instead of making individual cookies you can bake the cookies in a convenient 9 x 13 inch baking pan and make bars instead.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- Lightly grease a 9 x13 inch baking pan.
- Mix the ingredients as stated above.
- Press the dough into the prepared baking dish.
- Bake in the preheated oven until the top is golden brown, 30 to 35 minutes.
- Allow to cool in the pan before cutting into bars and serving.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- In a large bowl, mix together butter, brown sugar and white sugar until light and fluffy.
- Mix in eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition.
- Mix in the vanilla, bananas and peanut butter.
- In a seperate bowl combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon.
- Add dry mixture gradually into the creamed mixture.
- Stir in the rolled oats and chocolate chips.
- Spray cookie sheet non-stick baking spray or lay parchment paper down. Drop by 1 tablespoon size rounded spoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheet.
- Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in preheated oven, until golden brown.
- Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
Why do Cookies and Milk go so Well Together?
Every notice, if you are not lactose intolerant, when you eat cookies you crave milk. The common phrase, “goes together like cookies and milk,” implies the pairing is perfect together- but why? Perhaps there are several reasons why cookies and milk go so well together.
- Cookies are generally quite sweet and rich. Milk helps blunt that sweetness by washing away some of the sugar and coating the tongue.
- Cookies are dry and milk can quench the cookie thirst.
- Drinking juice after cookies levels a bad after taste, milk enhances the cookie flavors.
- There is a nostalgic memory of childhood being served warm cookies and milk.
- The ritual of cookies and milk has become a comfort food.
- Maybe there is a dietary craving, cookies are full of sugars, and the calcium, fat and vitamins in milk helps level out the insulin spike from eating too many sweets.
- The cookies are rich and warm, and the milk is cool and refreshing bringing out each others flavors.
- Dunking, the milk allows for those who like to dip their cookies into something creamy, cool and refreshing.
There are many reasons why cookies and milk go so well together. What is your reason?
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