28 Reviews

Love these - definitely could use a few tweaks - like others said - I used half white and half brown sugar, and also added a tsp of vanilla. Baked at 350 for about 12 minutes and they seem divine so far! Let's see how they keep - or how LONG they will keep!

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bakerrenee November 29, 2009

These are so yummy! Very moist and chewy (Which is what an oatmeal cookie should be). I added a tsp. of vanilla and did half a cup of white and half a cup of brown sugar (and added extra mini chocolate chips, because it's Christmas and I can be a little bad!). I also only baked them for 12 minutes at 350F. Next time I would add a little extra banana as well.

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Alyce75 December 16, 2011

Easy to make...great taste. Will definitely make these again - thanks!!

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RecipeJunkie November 27, 2011

Okay, these cookies are very good--there's something they're missing. I was eating them last night, as was my husband and brought them to work and a couple of my friends said, "These are very good--bust something missing" I think I've got it! I'm going to try a tsp. of vanilla my next batch. Otherwise awesome! Love the moistjness about them :)

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FOODBRINGSHAPPINESS August 21, 2009

I made this recipe, and it turned out ok. I added 1 tsp vanilla and skipped nutmeg. It was more muffiny than I expected. But still a hit! I'm definitely making it again.

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Em B. May 19, 2016

I really like this recipe. The only reason I gave 4 stars instead of 5 is because the banana flavor was kind of hidden under the taste of the semi sweet chocolate chips. I used 1 1/2 cups of really ripe mashed bananas but the taste was still really faint. Next time I think I'll try milk chocolate chips and maybe some more banana or maybe even a tsp of banana flavoring. I just expected more banana flavor but still the kids and hubby loved them so it was definitely a win. :) Thank you Bama Chef for the recipe. Glad I came across it!

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Sammilammi November 26, 2013

I found this recipe today. So I decided to try it. In a half the batch I use raisin because I didn't have chocolate chips. The other half I did diced up green apples. Added a teaspoon of vanilla. I think that's the reason we didn't taste the banana in them. Nobody in my house likes oatmeal but my daughter liked the apple ones.

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seal angel October 09, 2013

Very easy and quite awesome! I chose to leave out both spices. I added 1tsp vanilla.
I reduced sugar to 2/3C, reduced butter to 1/2C, reduced bs to just <1/2tsp.
I increased banana to 11/2C.
Baked for 11 mins.
True banana flavor comes through. So soft and tender. You'll love these.

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nanbiondo March 01, 2013

These were not a favorite around here. DH didn't like them at all and while my girls ate them, they weren't asking for more. I thought they were pretty good (even considering that I don't like banana), but probably not something I will make again. As a note, I added 1 tsp vanilla, used 1/2 cup brown sugar with 1/2 cup granulated sugar, and subbed pumpkin pie spice for the cinnamon and nutmeg. I also made these as bar cookies (baked in a 9x13 pan at 350 for about 25-30 min)and I will say that they turned out much more cake/muffin-like than I was expecting.

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Dwynnie September 22, 2012

Delicious, moist, banana-y cookies just right for tempting my daughter's little taste buds. I did reduce the sugar to 2/3 cup as I thought 1 cup was quite a lot for my very ripe bananas. I can't imagine it made a difference to the overall taste or texture. Thank you for sharing.

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colleenfitzgerald_11117846 September 02, 2012
Heavenly Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies