Banana oatmeal cookies with banana frosting

Yield: 60 cookies

Measure Ingredient
¾ cup Butter Flavor Crisco
1 cup Sugar, brown, firmly packed
1 \N Egg
1 cup Bananas, mashed, ripe 2 to 3 medium
1¾ cup Oats, quick, NOT instant or old fashioned
1½ cup Flour, all purpose
1 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
½ teaspoon Baking soda
¼ teaspoon Nutmeg
½ cup Walnuts, coarsely chopped
2 tablespoons Butter Flavor Crisco
¼ cup Bananas, mashed
1 teaspoon Lemon juice
2 cups Sugar, confectioners
\N \N Walnuts, finely chopped opt.

FROSTING [ OPTIONAL

Preparation Time: 20 Minutes Bake Time: 15 to 17 Minutes 1. Heat oven to 350 F. Grease baking sheet with Butter Flavor Crisco.

Set aside.

2. Cream ¾ cup Butter Flavor Crisco and brown sugar in large bowl at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Beat in egg. Add 1 cup mashed bananas. Mix until creamy.

3. Combine oats, flour, salt cinnamon, baking soda and nutmeg. Stir into creamed mixture. Mix in ½ cup nuts. Drop 2 level measuring tablespoonfuls of dough into a mound to form each cookie. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheet.

4. Bake at 350 for 15 to 17 minutes. Cool 1 minute on baking sheet.

Remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.

5. For frosting, Cream 2 tablespoons Butter Flavor Crisco, ¼ cup mashed bananas and lemon juice. Add confectioners sugar. Beat until smooth. Frost cooled cookies. Sprinkle with finely chopped walnuts, if desired.

Makes 5 dozen 2 inch cookies.

Source: Butter Flavor Crisco Cookie Collection, page 37.

Shared by: David kNight

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