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No time for frosting? Bake anyway! We loved these plain too.

Ben Mims
Recipe by Southern Living December 2013

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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
30 mins
total:
1 hr 40 mins
Yield:
Makes about 4 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°. Stir together first 4 ingredients in a medium bowl. Beat butter, brown sugar, and vanilla at medium speed with an electric mixer 3 to 5 minutes or until creamy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Add flour mixture and banana; beat just until blended. Add oats and next 2 ingredients; stir until blended.

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  • Drop dough by heaping tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto 2 parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Flatten each, using a lightly floured flat-bottom glass.

  • Bake at 350° for 12 minutes or until golden. Cool on baking sheets 10 minutes; transfer to wire racks, and cool.

  • Spread Cream Cheese Frosting over half of each cookie (about 1 1/2 tsp. per cookie); sprinkle with banana chips, coconut, and pecans, pressing to adhere.

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