Cookies

Banana + White Chocolate + Marshmallow = Banana Cookies

When I want to have Cookies for Breakfast, I like to eat Banana Cookies and pretend its healthy since I’m eating some fruit.

Banana Cookie

…And I dip it in chocolate sauce for some antioxidants first thing in the morning

Ingredients:

For Banana White Chocolate Chip, Marshmallow Cookies:

  • 1 stick unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 egg at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup roasted bananas (approximately 2 bananas)
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup chopped white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows

For Chocolate Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup 60% Ghirardelli unsweetened cocoa chips
  • 1 tablespoon confectioner’s sugar
  • Pinch Salt

Banana White Chocolate Cookie

Directions:

For Banana White Chocolate Chip, Marshmallow Cookies:

  • Preheat oven to 350F degrees and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • With paddle attachment on standing mixer, on medium speed, combine butter, white and light brown sugars and cream together until light colored and fluffy.
  • In a small bowl, beat the egg with a fork and then add it to the butter and sugar mixture on low speed.
  • Once egg is fully combined, add roasted bananas and vanilla extract.
    • To roast bananas:
      • Preheat oven to 400F degrees.
      • Use a knife to slice a 3-4 inch slit in each banana.
      • Place the bananas on a baking sheet and bake in oven for 10-15 minutes or until juices from bananas start to come out (the peel will turn black).
      • Remove from oven and allow the bananas to cool enough to remove the peels.
      • Put roasted bananas in a medium bowl and mash together.
  • In medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • With the mixer on low speed, slowly add the flour mixture to the butter, sugar and banana mixture until fully combined.
  • Stir in chopped white chocolate chips and marshmallows.
    • To chop white chocolate chips, pulse in food processor until each chocolate chip is around 1/2 to 1/3 of its original size.
  • On baking sheet, create two tablespoon cookie dough balls approximately 2 inches apart.
  • Place in freezer for 20-30 minutes to freeze the dough before baking.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes and move the cookies to cooling rack to fully cool down.

Chocolate Sauce

For Dark Chocolate Sauce:

  • In a medium saucepan, at medium heat bring to simmer heavy cream and then turn heat to low.
  • Add chocolate chips, confectioner’s sugar and salt to heavy cream.
  • Use wooden spoon to stir until chocolate chips are melted and fully combined.
  • The texture should be smooth and a thickened consistency (if you prefer the sauce to be less thick, add a couple tablespoons of heavy cream or whole milk).

Dip cookies into chocolate sauce and enjoy!!

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