Grain-free Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Cookies

Hi friends!

Bananas have got to be my favourite fruit because there are literally 100 uses for them. Ask anyone, my freezer usually has 2 bunches of frozen bananas on rotation! They are naturally sweet and can really take the place of a lot of sugar in baking. When using bananas in baking, always make sure they are super ripe (very spotty or even black!).

Additionally, I chose to use tahini in this recipe. I just love the roasted peanut-y flavour it gives without the actual peanuts (because I’m allergic!) but any nut butter should do the trick. I won’t lie, these one bowl cookies will not last long in your house! Plus they are grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free and peanut free! My motto is, the less dishes the better so if I can avoid multiple bowls, trust me I always do!

I can’t wait for you to try this recipe! Please remember to tag me on socials @balancingandie so I can see your lovely creations. It just makes my day!

Grain-free Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Cookies

Category: Recipes

Servings: Approximately 12 cookies

Grain-free Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Cookies


  • 2 spotted and ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 1/4 cup tahini (or other nut butter)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp vinegar (or lemon juice)
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/3 cup coconut flour
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips/chunks


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line baking tray with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients in the order listed.
  3. Refrigerate mixture for at least 20 minutes (to make it less sticky).
  4. The mixture will be wet so use a spoon to scoop 1 heaping tbsp onto the baking tray. Pat down gently.
  5. Bake for approximately 13-15 minutes (depending on your oven) until the bottoms are golden brown and top is firm but still soft. Transfer to rack to cool before eating. Enjoy!

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