Yield: 12 servings
|2||Extra-ripe, medium DOLE Bananas, peeled|
|1½ cup||All-purpose flour|
|1 cup||Brown sugar, packed|
|1 teaspoon||Baking powder|
|1 teaspoon||Ground cinnamon|
|½ teaspoon||Ground nutmeg|
|½ cup||Margarine, melted|
|¼ cup||Vegetable oil|
|1 cup||DOLE Raisins|
|⅓ cup||Chopped DOLE Almonds|
|½ cup||Powdered sugar|
|Candied cherries or colored sugar crystals (opt)|
Place bananas in blender. Process until pureed; use 1 cup for recipe.
Combine granola, flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in large bowl. Beat in 1 cup banana, egg, margarine and oil.
Stir in raisins. For each of 3 wreaths, arrange about 16 generous teaspoonfuls dough with sides touching into a ring on greased cookie sheets. Sprinkle with almonds.
Bake in 375'F. oven 15-18 minutes until lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets.
Combine powdered sugar and milk in small bowl until smooth. Drizzle over cooled wreaths. Decorate with candied cherries if desired. Tie with a bow to give as a gift.
Makes 3 wreaths (16 cookies per wreath).