3 Tbsp. unsalted butter, at room temperature
1/2 cup mashed banana
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 cups Honey Bunches of Oats, slightly crushed
2 Tbsp. sweetened coconut (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with cooking spray.
Whisk together the butter, mashed banana, brown sugar, and vanilla until cream and fluffy.
Add the 2 eggs and whisk well to combine
In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
Gently sift the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, whisking to incorporate.
Lightly fold in the chocolate chips, cereal and coconut, if desired.
Using a small ice cream scoop, place the cookies on the baking sheet, leaving 1-1/2 inches between cookies.
Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.
Makes about 3-1/2 dozen.
~Adapted from Cook Yourself Sexy