Banana Bread Cookies

This Banana Bread Cookie recipe is a fun way to use up leftover bananas. You can make them kid-friendly by adding chocolate chips or sprinkles, or you can add nuts for an extra crunch. These cookies are moist and delicious!
Banana bread gets elevated into the classic treat that it is with this easy recipe for banana bread cookies. Add chocolate chips or sprinkles to make these kid-friendly, or add nuts for an extra crunch. They’re moist and delicious!

prep: 20 mins cook: 15 mins additional: 25 mins total: 60 mins Servings: 36 Yield: 3 dozen


? cup confectioners’ sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup white sugar

1 cup butter flavored shortening

½ teaspoon salt

1 banana, peeled and mashed

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 eggs

3 tablespoons butter

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 tablespoon milk


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease baking sheets.

In a medium bowl, cream together shortening and white sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs, vanilla extract, and banana. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt; blend thoroughly into the shortening mixture to make a sticky batter. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto the prepared baking sheets.

Bake 10 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly browned.

In a medium bowl, blend butter, confectioners’ sugar, milk and vanilla extract. Adjust amount of milk as necessary to attain a drizzling consistency. Drizzle over warm cookies.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 120 calories; protein 1.1g; carbohydrates 12.8g; fat 7.3g; cholesterol 12.9mg; sodium 78.3mg.

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