Banana Oatmeal Cookie

Banana Oatmeal Cookie This recipe has been handed down in my family for generations. It’s a good way to use overripe bananas. It’s also a moist cookie that travels well either in the mail or car. This is usually the first cookie to disappear at my house.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

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    SERVING : 24

    YIELD : 4 dozen

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

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  • Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon.

  • Cream together the shortening and sugar; beat until light and fluffy. Add egg, banana, oatmeal and nuts. Mix well.

  • Add dry ingredients, mix well and drop by the teaspoon on ungreased cookie sheet.

  • Bake at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) for 15 minutes or until edges turn lightly brown. Cool on wire rack. Store in a closed container.

Per Serving: 170 calories; protein 2.4g; carbohydrates 21.2g; fat 8.8g; cholesterol 7.8mg; sodium 127mg.