Prep Time: 40 mins | Yield: 50 cookies

These banana drop cookies are an amazing treat perfect with a glass of warm milk or cup of tea. These delicious cookies are fluffy and soft. You can easily whip these cookies up any time in a breeze. This easy recipe is also a great option to use your extra, overripe bananas. If you love bananas and anything banana-flavoured treats, these Banana Drop Cookies are a must!


  • 2/3 c. butter or margarine
  • 2¼ c. flour
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • 1 granulated sugar
  • 1/2 vanilla
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 banana – mashed
  • 2 eggs, beaten


Step 1: In a large mixing bowl, place the flour, cinnamon, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and cloves. Mix well until combined. Set aside.

Step 2: In a mixer bowl, place the butter and sugar. Beat for 30 seconds, then add the eggs along with the vanilla. Continue beating until well blended. Then, slowly add the dry ingredients while still mixing. Next, add the bananas, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

Step 3: Onto a well-greased cookie sheet, drop a teaspoonful of the cookie batter, leaving about 2-inches space between each cookie.

Step 4: Into a preheated 400 degrees oven, place the cookie sheet and bake the cookies for about 12 minutes until brown. Remove from the oven when done and transfer the cookies to a wire rack to cool.

Step 5: Serve the banana drop cookies with a glass of warm milk or tea. Enjoy!


  • Make sure not to overbake the cookies. Bake them just until brown.
  • If desired, you can frost the cooled cookies with Banana Butter Frosting.
  • To make the frosting, whisk the powdered sugar, mashed banana, butter, and vanilla until well combined. You can add extra sugar if needed until you reach spreading consistency. Frost the cookies once cooled.
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