Baking & Dessert

By Joanne Bruno | May 1, 2013

peanut butter, banana, chocolate chip, cookie

Peanut Butter. Banana. Chocolate. Yes, you’ve died and gone to cookie heaven.

Some days just call for chocolate chip cookies. Or tubs of peanut butter. Or both.

These cookies are meant for such days.

Simultaneously, imagine a peanut butter/banana/chocolate chip combo. They can certainly make one of the more perfect cookies in this world.

peanut butter, banana, chocolate chips

Mmm…coooookies.

Joanne Bruno is a food writer and fourth year MD/PhD student. Find more of delicious ramblings over at her blogEats Well With Others

Adapted from How Sweet It Is

Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Servings: 18-20
Calories: 63 per serving
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plus 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1 cup bread flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 8 tbsp unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 6 tbsp peanut butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg yolk, room temperature
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 ripe medium bananas, mashed
  • 1 1/4 cups milk chocolate chips

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

2. Mix the flours, baking soda and salt in a bowl and set aside. In a second large bowl, whisk together the melted butter, peanut butter, and sugars until well combined. Whisk in the egg yolk and vanilla extract until smooth. Mix in the mashed bananas and stir until combined. Stir in the dry ingredients, mixing only until just combined. Fold in the chocolate chips.

3. Using a 1 1/2 tbsp cookie scoop (or a spoon), scoop out the dough onto a parchment-lined baking sheet about 2 inches apart from each other. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are golden and the middles are puffy. Let cool completely before eating.

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