Walnut Banana Cookies

California Walnut Board
  • Yield: 30 pieces
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins


12tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
2/3cup sugar
1/3cup firmly packed brown sugar
1large egg
1/2teaspoon vanilla extract
1large banana
3/4cup instant (1 minute) oats
1 3/4cups all-purpose flour
1/2teaspoon salt
1teaspoon baking powder
1 1/4cups California walnuts, toasted and chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. 
  2. Beat the butter and sugars together until smooth. Mix in the egg and vanilla extract.
  3. Finely chop the banana (there will be about 3/4 cup) and stir it into the sugar mixture.
  4. Stir in the oats, flour, salt, baking powder and walnuts. 
  5. Place the cookies about 1 1/2 inches apart on parchment lined cookie sheets.
  6. Bake until light brown, about 15 minutes.

Recipe by Cheg Emily Luchetti.




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