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Banana Bread Cookies

By Adam Fisher | Chef Tested by Jami Bassman-Pitkow | Dietitian Reviewed by Christina Wright, RD, LDN

Heart healthy banana bread cookies with dark chocolate chips and plant-based milk.

Time: 60 minutes

Servings: 16

Serving Size: 1 cookie

Experience the warm embrace of comfort and the rich sweetness of ripe bananas in this Banana Bread Cookies recipe. These cookies taste like you are biting into a fresh baked loaf of banana bread! In this recipe, we embark on a journey through the nuances of crafting these delightful treats while addressing key questions that might arise during your baking adventure.

Putting Too Much Banana: What Happens?

While bananas are the heart of this recipe, excessive amounts can lead to overly moist cookies. The texture may become overly dense and soft, affecting the overall taste experience. Striking the right balance ensures a delightful blend of moistness and a satisfying bite.

The Role of Baking Soda

Baking soda acts as a leavening agent, causing the cookies to rise and expand during baking. It's crucial for achieving the ideal texture – slightly crispy on the outside and tender inside. Baking soda also reacts with the acidity in bananas, contributing to the cookies' rise and ensuring a fluffy consistency.

Ensuring Proper Cooking

To ensure banana bread cookies are cooked all the way through, there are a few indicators to watch for. The cookies should turn a golden brown on the edges and slightly firm to the touch. A toothpick inserted into the center should come out with a few moist crumbs, indicating they're perfectly baked and not overdone.

This Banana Bread Cookies recipe is a testament to the harmonious blend of indulgence and heartiness. By understanding the nuances of ingredient proportions and the role of leavening agents, you can create cookies that are moist, flavorful and perfectly textured. With a balance of expertise and experimentation, you're sure to delight in these delectable treats that embody the essence of banana bread.

So, the next time you're craving a comforting treat that marries the charm of banana bread with the allure of cookies, dive into this recipe. With a touch of baking magic and a pinch of culinary finesse, you'll create cookies that embrace your senses and brighten your day.

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Nutrition Facts

Calories: 123

Total Carbohydrate: 25g

Total Fat: 3g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Saturated Fat: 1g

Total Sugars: 16g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Protein: 1g

Sodium: 105mg

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