Banana Cookies

Hi! I’m Rachel, from Family Ever After, and I love to blog about my favorite things like… sewing, crafting, gardening, and FOOD! 

I’m really excited to share a recipe for one of the BEST cookies I have ever tasted. 

And I’m glad Kristyn from Lil Luna invited me to post on Nikki’s ah-mazing blog, while she takes a little time off. 

Enjoy! xoxo

BANANA COOKIES:

¾ C. shortening

¾ C. brown sugar

1 egg

1 tsp. baking soda

½ tsp. vanilla 

2 bananas, mashed

¼ tsp. salt  2 C. flour

Mix together and drop by teaspoon onto a cookie sheet.

Bake @ 375 for 10 minutes.

FROSTING:

4 T. brown sugar

½ tsp. vanilla

4 T. cream or milk

4 T. butterPowdered Sugar

DIRECTIONS:

Bring brown sugar, milk and butter to a boil in a saucepan.

Remove from heat.

In a new bowl, add vanilla and powdered sugar to a spreading consistency.

 


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  1. I love bananas and inevitably overbuy them every week and they turn brown and mushy. I am always looking for new recipes to use them. This recipe is great! I made these today and they were absolutely fabulous! My whole family loves them too. I made a double batch and towards the end of the batter I added in milk chocolate chips (because I'm a chocoholic) and they were also amazing. I only iced the non-chip ones. My hubby loves the plain banana with icing and my favorite is the banana chocolate chip no icing…anyway, thanks for sharing!

  2. These tasted excellent, but the icing was a little strange. It didn't look like the picture at all. How much powdered sugar do you use? The icing turned out like light syrup, but tasted great. I wanted it to look more like the picture so it would stay on the cookie. However, it did taste great.The chocolate chips like Pam had suggested really took these cookies to the next level. Wonderful recipe.