Banana Bread Cookies

Banana Bread Cookies

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 36
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 117.1
  • Total Fat: 6.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 11.8 mg
  • Sodium: 38.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 1.4 g

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These are a quick alternative to baking a loaf of banana bread. They taste JUST like a loaf of bread but take much less time to bake! These are a quick alternative to baking a loaf of banana bread. They taste JUST like a loaf of bread but take much less time to bake!
Number of Servings: 36


    1 cup butter flavored shortening
    1 cup white sugar
    2 eggs
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    2 bananas, peeled and mashed
    2 cups unbleached whole wheat flour
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/2 cup walnuts (optional)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease baking sheets.
In a medium bowl, cream together shortening and white sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs, vanilla extract, and banana. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt; blend thoroughly into the shortening mixture to make a sticky batter. Fold in walnuts. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto the prepared baking sheets.
Bake 10 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly browned.

Optional Frosting (not accounted for in nutrition facts.)

3 tablespoons butter
1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
1 tablespoon milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

In a medium bowl, blend butter, confectioners' sugar, milk and vanilla extract. Adjust amount of milk as necessary to attain a drizzling consistency. Drizzle over warm cookies.

Number of Servings: 36

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MARIAKINS.

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Just finished making these. My husband loves them. I added a little cinnamon and nutmeg to enhance the flavor. Also ran out of white sugar so used 1/4c. white and 3/4c. light brown. There a wonderful treat and simple to portion control on. - 7/29/09

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  • These are wonderful!!! I made a batch plain and a batch with mini-chocolate chips. They are a huge hit! Thank you for posting the recipe. - 6/27/16

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