Banana Spice Cookies
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min.
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (2 to 3 medium)
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/2 cup raisins
- In a large bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar. Add eggs and bananas; mix well.
- Combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, salt and cloves; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in nuts and raisins. Cover and refrigerate until dough is easier to handle (dough will be very soft).
- Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 199 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 107mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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Dec 18, 2013
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