Banana Bumps

Becky Graves


A friend of mine from church brought these one Sunday; I asked her for the recipe.
They are Yummy!

* Pumpkin Bumps-Prepare Banana Bumps as it call for, Except substitute 1 Cup of canned pumpkin for the mashed bananas, add 1/8 tsp. of Ground Cloves to the mixture.

*Sweet Potato Bumps- Prepare Banana Bumps as it call for, Except substitute 1 Cup mashed
cooked sweet potatoes * (I prefer Beauregard Yams- much better flavor!!) for the mashed bananas.

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Makes 50 cookies
30 Min
10 Min


1/2 c
butter- 1 stick
3/4 c
packed brown sugar
1/2 tsp
1 c
mashed bananas,3 med.
2 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
cinnamon, ground
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
1 c


1Preheat oven to 375 F. Grease cookie sheets. In a large mixer bowl beat butter with electric mixer in medium speed til softened ( about 30 seconds). Add brown sugar and beat til fluffy.
2To get 1 cup of mashed bananas, peel a banana and cut into 3-4 pieces. Mash the pieces against the sides of the bowl with a fork til no big chunks of bananas are left. Spoon mashed bananas into a measuring cup. Do the same with the other bananas til you have a 1 level cup.
3Beat eggs and vanilla. Beat in mashed bananas. In a med. bowl stir together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda and salt With mixer on slow speed gradually add flour mixture to banana mixture, beating until well mixed.
4With a wooden spoon stir in raisins . Droop dough by rounded teaspoons about 2 inches apart onto the greased cookie sheets.
5Bake in the 375 F oven for 10 - 12 minutes, or til the edges are firm and bottoms are golden. With a pancake turner, lift cookies onto a cooling rack to cool.

About Banana Bumps

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy