Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe


Ingredients:

  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup solid vegetable shortening, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 large ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon butter flavoring
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 375 F. Line baking sheets withSilpat baking liners or parchment paper.

In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, baking powderbaking sodacinnamonnutmeg, and salt. Set aside.

In a large bowl, cream together shortening, granulated sugar, and brown sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add bananasvanilla extract, and butter flavoring, mixing until combined. Blend in eggs, one at a time, beating well. Mixture will look a bit curdled.

Add the flour mixture to the egg mixture, half at a time, beating to combine. Fold in chocolatechips by hand. Refrigerate dough for 1 hour.

Drop cookie dough by heaping teaspoons 1-1/2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets. Bake about 12 to 15 minutes, until golden brown. Remove to racks and cool to room temperature.

Store Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies in a covered container up to 1 week