Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Karla Everett


Very good cookies ; I've been making these for years.


★★★★★ 7 votes

2-3 doz.
10 Min
15 Min


  • 1 c
  • 2/3 c
  • 2
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 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
  • 1/2 c
    coarsely chopped walnuts ; optional

How to Make Banana Oatmeal Cookies


  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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About Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #banana, #oatmeal

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