Chocolate Banana ( or Orange) Cookies

Total Time
40mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 10 mins

Adapted from "How to Make Chocolate Banana Cookies" (http://www.ehow.com/how_11448_make-chocolate-banana.html) to use up my orange marmalade and to be healthier (low sat. fat, high fiber). Turned out delicious, gone very quick. I will also try the banana version on my next batch!!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • WET INGREDIENTS

  • 13 cup butter (80g, half butter, half vegetable oil)
  • 13 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (60g. Or 2 oz chocolate bar. Or 6 tbsp. cocoa powder plus 2 tbsp butter or oil)
  • 12 cup sugar (100g, can cut to 60-80g , half of it can be brown sugar plus optional 1/4tsp. molasses)
  • 12 cup banana, mashed (120g. Or orange marmalade plus 1 tbsp orange zest)
  • 1 egg
  • 14 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • DRY INGREDIENTS

  • 1 14 cups flour (150g. Or half ground oatmeal and half wholewheat flour)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 14 teaspoon baking soda
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 14 cup raisins (optional)
  • 14 cup chopped nuts (optional)

Directions

  1. Melt chocolate in oil with small heat.
  2. Remove from heat, stir in sugar and banana (orange marmalade if you are making the orange version). This will cool the oil and chocolate mixture.
  3. Stir in egg and vanilla.
  4. Stir in all the dry ingredients.
  5. Drop cookies one inch apart.
  6. Bake 10 minute.
  7. Cool for a minute, then remove from cookie sheet.
  8. Cool completely before storing.