Choco-damia Banana Cookies

  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

7
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ chocolate chip cookie mix
2/3
cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 small)
1
teaspoon instant coffee granules or crystals
1
egg
1
cup chopped macadamia nuts
2
or 3 drops orange or yellow food color, if desired
2/3
cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy cream cheese frosting (from 1-lb container)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter and chocolate chips uncovered on High 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. Stir in cookie mix, bananas, coffee granules, egg and nuts until well blended.
  • 2
    On ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart.
  • 3
    Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until set. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4
    Stir food color into frosting. Place frosting in 1-quart food-storage plastic bag; seal bag. Cut small tip from corner of bag. Squeeze bag to drizzle frosting over cookies.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • You can freeze these cookies tightly wrapped for up to two months. Wrap them individually so you can add them easily to lunch bags.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
80mg
3%
Potassium
50mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
12g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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