Banana Cookies

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The nuts in these cookies can be ground or finely chopped. For a different twist try using 1/2 cup toasted sesame seeds in place of the nuts.

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
Servings:
18
Yield:
3 to 4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • cup shortening

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ¼ teaspoon lemon extract

  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed

  • ½ cup ground walnuts

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease or line baking sheets with parchment paper.

  2. In a large bowl cream the shortening and the sugar together. Beat in the eggs, vanilla and lemon extract. Beat in the bananas and the nuts. Gradually add the flour, baking powder and salt.

  3. Drop the dough by spoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly colored. Transfer to wire racks to cool.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

174 Calories
6g Fat
28g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 174
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 127mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 39mg 3%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 105mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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