frosted banana bread cookies recipe
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Frosted Banana Bread Cookies

Soft, chewy banana cookies topped with brown sugar frosting. They taste just like your favorite banana bread! 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword banana cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 50 cookies
Calories 79kcal
Author Dee


For the Cookies

  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 medium mashed bananas
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups all purpose flour

For the Frosting

  • 6 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar


For the Cookies

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar
  • Add the bananas, egg and vanilla extract, and beat with an electric mixer until combined 
  • Add the baking soda, cinnamon and sea salt, and gradually mix in the flour
  • Drop by rounded teaspoonfulls onto greased cookie sheets, and bake for 10 minutes or until edges are slightly golden brown and firm
  • Remove from oven, and allow to cool completely

For the Frosting

  • In a medium saucepan, heat the butter, heavy cream and brown sugar until boiling
  • Remove from heat, add the vanilla, and gradually stir in the powdered sugar until frosting reaches spreading consistency
  • Frost cooled cookies with thin layer of frosting, and store in refrigerator or a cool place


Calories: 79kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 68mg | Potassium: 14mg | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 135IU | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 0.3mg