Walnut Banana Cookies

Walnut Banana Cookies

Perfect with milk, these mouth-watering cookies offer a flavorful combination of banana and crunchy walnuts.

Ingredients

  • 12 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large banana
  • 3/4 cup instant (1 minute) oats
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/4 cups California walnuts, toasted and chopped

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Beat the butter and sugars together until smooth. Mix in the egg and vanilla extract. Finely chop the banana (there will be about 3/4 cup) and stir it into the sugar mixture. Stir in the oats, flour, salt, baking powder and walnuts.
  3. Spoon the dough about 1 1/2 inches apart on parchment lined cookie sheets.
  4. Bake until light brown, about 15 minutes.