Banana Spice Cookies


  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed bananas
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
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  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. cloves
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • nuts and raisins (opt.)


Cream shortening, brown sugar and eggs together. Mix in bananas. In second bowl mix together flour, baking powder, soda, salt, cinnamon and cloves. Add flour mixture 1/2 cup at a time, to banana mixture. Add nuts or raisins, if desired. Chill for 1 hour. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees F 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.

By Robin from Washington, IA


May 21, 20070 found this helpful

Thank you, Robin! I needed a recipe to use up some bananas and didn't want the same ole' banana bread!

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