Banana Bread Cookies

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 sticks (3/4 cup) butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 ripe banana, peeled and sliced
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chunks
  • 1 cup macadamia nuts, coarsely chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Beat butter, sugar, baking soda and salt in a large bowl with mixer on medium speed 3 minutes or until fluffy.
  3. Beat in eggs, banana and vanilla extract until well blended and banana is mashed.
  4. On low speed, gradually beat in flour in 3 additions until just blended.
  5. Stir in chocolate and nuts.
  6. Drop rounded measuring tablespoons of dough 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheet(s).
  7. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes until golden brown.
  8. Remove to rack to cool completely.