Monday, October 21, 2013

Chocolate Frosted Peanut Butter Banana Cookies

Hey everyone! Its time for another episode of "Big V's Secret Ingredient Cooking" - and I know you're going to LOVE today's recipe.

Why?

Because these are some of the best cookies I've had in a long, long time!


Visit the printable recipe here: Peanut Butter Banana Cookies

Enjoy Big V in action as he gets all "manly" with the cookie dough!





Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp bourbon or pure vanilla extract
  • 2 mashed ripe bananas
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup peanut butter chips
Frosting
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1/4 cup softened butter
  • 1 square unsweetened baking chocolate, melted and slightly cooled
  • 2 tbsp milk
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 (180 c) and prepare cookie sheets with parchment or silpat.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the sugars, butter, peanut butter, egg, and bourbon. Beat at medium speed until light and fluffy. 
  3. Add bananas. Beat at low speed just until combined. 
  4. Add the flour, baking soda, and salt, continuing to beat on low until a soft dough forms.
  5. Fold in the peanut butter chips and then using a tbsp, form into small, round, cake like cookies and place 2 inches (5 cm) apart onto the prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until set. Cool completely.
  6. In a small mixing bowl, combine frosting ingredients. Beat at low speed of electric mixer until smooth. Spread frosting evenly on cookies. Let dry completely before storing.

1 comment:

  1. The cookies look amazing, but I want to know where can I get me a Big V, I love that man, he is such a natural in front of the camera too.

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