Friday, September 16, 2011

JOAN'S BANANA OATMEAL COOKIES

This old recipe is from a lady in Ohio.

1 1/2 cups sifted flour
1/2 t. soda
1 t. salt
1/4 t. nutmeg
3/4 t. cinnamon
3/4 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 cup mashed ripe bananas
1 3/4 cups rolled oats
1/2 cup chopped nuts, optional

Cream shortening and sugar. Add slightly beaten egg. When mixed well, stir in flour, soda, salt, and spices. Add bananas and rolled oats alternately to mixture. Drop by teaspoons on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes.


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