Soft Banana Cookies with Cinnamon Glaze

Ingredients

COOKIES:

  • 2 1/2 Cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 Tsp salt
  • 1/2 Tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 Tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 Cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 Cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp stick plus 3 . softened butter
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Very ripe bananas mashed
  • 1/2 Tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Tsp banana extract optional
  • Yellow food coloring optional
  • CINNAMON GLAZE:
  • 1 ounces bag cinnamon baking chips 10, such as Hershey’s
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 1/2 Cups confectioners sugar
  • 2-3 Tbsp Heavy cream half & half, or milk

Instructions

  1. COOKIES:

  2. In bowl of stand mixer or large bowl with hand mixer, cream together the softened butter and both sugars until fluffy.
  3. Add egg, vanilla extract, and banana extract to butter mixture and beat until combined.
  4. In a separate medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  5. With mixer on low speed add flour mixture to butter mixture.
  6. Once all of the flour mixture is added, mix on medium speed until combined, adding yellow food coloring if desired.
  7. Chill dough for at least 2 hours and up to 24 hours.
  8. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  9. Drop dough by rounded tablespoon fulls onto lightly greased baking sheets.
  10. Bake for 11-13 minutes.
  11. CINNAMON GLAZE:
  12. Melt cinnamon chips with butter over low heat in a small saucepan
  13. In bowl of stand mixer, or large bowl using a hand mixer, mix together melted chips with confectioners sugar and cream until smooth and combined.