1/2 cup mashed ripe banana (about 1 medium)
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 large egg
5.6 ounces all-purpose flour (about 1 1/4 cups)
2 cups old fashioned oats
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1.) Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2.) Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until smooth. Add egg; beat well.
3.) Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour oats, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add flour mixture to banana mixture in a bowl; beat with a mixture at a medium speed until well blended. Stir in chocolate chips.
4.) Drop batter by heaping tablespoonsfuls 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350 for 18 minutes or until golden. Cool on pans for 2 minutes. Remove cookies from pans; cool completely on wire racks.
Yeild: 2 dozen