Banana Oatmeal Cookies II

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This recipe is as close as I can get to the delicious cookies my mother use to make when I was a little girl. Spicy oatmeal cookies with banana and walnuts.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
36
Yield:
3 dozen

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup shortening

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 egg

  • ½ cup mashed ripe banana

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves

  • 3 cups rolled oats

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

  2. In a large bowl, cream together shortening and brown sugar. Beat in egg and mashed banana, then stir in vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and cloves; stir into the banana mixture. Mix in rolled oats and walnuts. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheets. Leave room for spreading.

  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on cookie sheets for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

116 Calories
6g Fat
14g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 116
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 86mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 12mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 57mg 1%

* 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.