Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Recipe Rating:
 7 Ratings
Serves: 2-3 doz.
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Ingredients

1 c sugar
2/3 c shortening
2 eggs
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp lemon extract
3/4 c mashed bananas
1 1/2 c oatmeal ; quick cooking
2 c sifted flour
3/4 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1 1/4 tsp salt
1/2 c coarsely chopped walnuts ; optional

The Cook

Karla Everett Recipe
x2
Well Seasoned
Greenacres, WA (pop. 40,588)
Karla59
Member Since Feb 2011
Karla's notes for this recipe:
Very good cookies ; I've been making these for years.
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Directions

1
Cream the sugar and shortening together ; Add the eggs and beat on med-high speed until light and fluffy.
2
Blend in both flavorings , bananas and the oatmeal.
3
Sift together all the dry ingredients and gradually blend in with the creamed mixture ; Stir in the nuts ; optional.
4
Drop by tablespoons onto greased cookie sheet. ( I like to add some chopped nuts on top too just before baking )
5
Bake @ 350° for 15-18 minutes. place on cooling rack to cool.

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