~ Banana Nut Cookies & Browned Butter Frosting ~

9
Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

I had 5 medium banana's in my freezer that I wanted to use up and the family wanted cookies. They turned out awesome! The browned butter frosting compliments the cookies wonderfully.

Enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
About 35
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

1 c
mashed ripe banana's
2/3 c
shortening
1 c
sugar
2
eggs
2 1/4 c
flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
baking soda
3/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
cinnamon - optional
1/2 tsp
each - banana extract & vanilla extract
1 c
chopped walnuts - divided

BROWNED BUTTER FROSTING

1/4 c
butter
2 c
sifted - confectioners' sugar
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 - 21/2 Tbsp
cream
1 tsp
vegetable oil

How to Make ~ Banana Nut Cookies & Browned Butter Frosting ~

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 400 degree F. Line sheet pan with parchment paper ( what I use, but not necessary.) If not just use an ungreased baking sheet.

    In a large bowl, beat shortening until creamy. Slowly beat in sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time. Beat in extracts.

    Sift dry ingredients together and alternate adding to wet mixture with smashed banana's. Once good and creamy. Stir in 1/2 cup nuts.
  • 2Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls on sheet pan about 1 inch apart.
  • 3Bake for 8 - 10 minutes or until beginning to brown a little around edges. I remove from oven when they look a little under bake, like they could use 1 more minute. They continue baking some once removed and turn out perfect.

    Remove from pan to cooling rack. Make frosting.
  • 4In a medium saucepan, over low heat - melt butter and continue to cook until golden color.
  • 5Remove from heat and swiftly whisk in the extract, sugar, cream and oil. Add more cream if too stiff. It will stiffen more as it cools.

    Spread evenly on each cookie and sprinkle with remaining nuts.
  • 6Enjoy!

Printable Recipe Card

About ~ Banana Nut Cookies & Browned Butter Frosting ~

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Show 9 Comments & Reviews

Easy Christmas Cookies For A Fantastic Cookie Tray Recipe

Easy Christmas Cookies for A Fantastic Cookie Tray

Kitchen Crew

During your next grocery haul, make sure to stock up on sugar, flour, and butter... it's cookie making time! A festive tradition in many households is making Christmas cookies. It's...

Pms Cookies Recipe

PMS Cookies

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Salty, sweet and chocolaty, you can't beat these cookies full of peanut butter and fluffy! Click here for the PMS Cookies recipe!

Homemade Hostess Gifts For The Holidays Recipe

Homemade Hostess Gifts for the Holidays

Kitchen Crew

It's party season! Seems, for me, every weekend from Thanksgiving to Christmas I'm attending some sort of holiday party. Wherever I go, I like to bring a small homemade gift...