Banana Oatmeal Cookies W/ Banana Frosting

Title: Banana Oatmeal Cookies W/ Banana Frosting
Categories: Cookies
Yield: 60 Servings

3/4 c Butter Flavor Crisco
1 c Sugar, brown; firmly packed
1 Egg
1 c Bananas, mashed; ripe
2 Medium; (2 to 3)
1 3/4 c Oats, quick; NOT instant or
Old fashioned
1 1/2 c Flour; all purpose
1 ts Salt
1 ts Cinnamon
1/2 ts Baking soda
1/4 ts Nutmeg
1/2 c Walnuts; coarsely chopped

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2 tb Butter Flavor Crisco
1/4 c Bananas; mashed
1 ts Lemon juice
2 c Sugar; confectioners
Walnuts; finely chopped opt.

Preparation Time: 20 Minutes Bake Time: 15 to 17 Minutes 1.
Heat oven to 350 F. Grease baking sheet with Butter Flavor Crisco. Set
aside.

2. Cream 3/4 cup Butter Flavor Crisco and brown sugar in large bowl at
medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Beat in egg. Add 1 cup
mashed bananas. Mix until creamy.

3. Combine oats, flour, salt cinnamon, baking soda and nutmeg. Stir into
creamed mixture. Mix in 1/2 cup nuts. Drop 2 level measuring tablespoonfuls
of dough into a mound to form each cookie. Place 2 inches apart on baking
sheet.

4. Bake at 350 for 15 to 17 minutes. Cool 1 minute on baking sheet. Remove
to cooling rack. Cool completely.

5. For frosting, Cream 2 tablespoons Butter Flavor Crisco, 1/4 cup mashed
bananas and lemon juice. Add confectioners sugar. Beat until smooth. Frost
cooled cookies. Sprinkle with finely chopped walnuts, if desired.

Makes 5 dozen 2 inch cookies.

Source: Butter Flavor Crisco Cookie Collection, page 37. Shared by: David
kNight