Elvis's Peanut Butter/Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This is a very tasty cookie and one that Elvis loved as well.
Filled with bananas, peanut butter and oatmeal, and nuts...
Thank you to Alvena Roy, Elvis's cook and longtime friend, for sharing his favorite recipes.
"Thanks to Elvis, for giving us over 30 years of magic, and to his many fans who continue to keep the magic alive." Quote from:
"Fit for a King" Cookbook and friends.


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Serves:

makes 5 dozen

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3/4 c
butter, softened
1/4 c
creamy peanut butter
1 1/2 c
brown sugar, lightly packed
2 large
eggs, well beaten
1 c
mashed bananas, about 2 medium very ripe
2 tsp
banana extract
3 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/4 tsp
salt
2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1 c
old fashioned oatmeal
1 c
chopped walnuts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350^. Lightly grease cookie sheets.
In the large bowl of your mixer, cream the butter, peanut butter, and sugar' add eggs, bananas, and banana extract, mix well. Remove bowl from mixer.
2
Combine flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda and add to mixer bowl, mix well with a heavy spoon . Add oatmeal blend in- add nuts mix until blended in.
3
Drop by rounded Tablespoon into granulated sugar and roll into a ball. Place on cookie sheets. Press each cookie ball down with the ball of the spoon. Bake in 350^ oven for 15 minutes.(correct time)0 but check at 12 your oven may be different.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American