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Banana Oatmeal Cookies with frosting Recipe

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This recipe for Banana Oatmeal Cookies with frosting, by , is from Celebrations with Food, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Linda Olson


3/4 cup butter flavored Crisco
1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1 egg
1 cup bananas, mashed, ripe (2 to 3 medium)
1 3/4 cups quick oats
1 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 cup walnuts, coarely chopped
2 tbsp. butter flavored Crisco
1/4 cup mashed bananas
1 tsp. lemon juice
2 cups confectioners sugar
walnuts, finely chopped (optional)

Heat oven to 350. Grease baking sheet. Set aside. Cream 3/4 cup butter flavored 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. Combine oats, flour, salt, cinnamon, baking soda and nutmeg. Stir into creamed mixture. Mix in 1/2 cup nuts. Drop by spoonfuls 2 inches apart onto cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes. Cool 1 minute on baking sheet. Remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.
For Frosting: Cream 2 tbsp. butter flavored 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.




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