Banana Cake Cookies

Oxmoor House
about 3 1/2 dozen


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1/2 cup shortening
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1 cup mashed ripe banana
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 cup chopped pecans


Cream shortening in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs and banana; beat well.

Sift together flour, baking powder, soda, salt, cinnamon, and cloves in a small mixing bowl; add to creamed mixture, stirring well. Stir in pecans.

Drop dough by tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350° for 12 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets, and cool on wire racks. Spread tops of cooled cookies with Powdered Sugar Icing.

Created date

February 2010