Frosted Banana Cookies Recipe

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Frosted Banana Cookies

Missy Wimpelberg

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@MWimpelberg

Here is another one of my favorite banana cookies. Banana bread is my all time favorite, so this cookie is no exception. These are tasty little jewels. They are great any time of year. I like to make these as prt of my Christmas baking.


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Serves:

4 dozen

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

3/4 c
butter, softened
3/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 c
bananas mashed (about 2 medium)
1 large
egg
2 tsp
sour cream, lite
2 1/2 tsp
vanilla
2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
cinnamon

FROSTING

2 Tbsp
butter
3 Tbsp
brown sugar, firmly packed
2 Tbsp
milk (or half & half)
1 1/4 c
powdred sugar
1/2 tsp
vanilla
1/8 tsp
cinnamon

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl cream butter and brown sugar, beat until creamy. Add bananas, egg, sour cream and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Reduce speed; add flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, beat until well mixed.
2
Drop by teaspoonfuls, 2" apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool completely.
3
For the frosting, melt butter in saucepan over medium heat. Add brown sugar and half & half. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a boil, about a minute or 2. Remove from heat; add powdered sugar, vanilla and cinnamon; beat until mixed. Cool slightly. Frost cookies. Let stand until frosting is set.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtags: #banana, #cinnamon, #cookie