White Chocolate, Pecan, Banana Cookies

  • Yield: 2 1/2 dozens


1cup butter
1cup brown sugar
3/4cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
1tablespoon vanilla extract
1 banana, mashed
2 1/4cups all-purpose flour
3tablespoons cornstarch
1teaspoon coarse salt
1/2teaspoon baking soda
4 to 8ounces white chocolate bar, chopped
1cup chopped, toasted pecans


  1. Beat butter and sugars until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, and beat well. Add vanilla and banana. Add flour, cornstarch, salt and soda. Mix well. Add chocolate and pecans. Mix gently. Chill dough about 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 375F.
  3. Using a small ice cream scoop, drop dough onto baking sheet. Sprinkle with coarse salt. Bake 15 minutes or until browned on edge.

Recipe by Jill Melton, Editor