Holiday Baking: Banana Oatmeal Cookie I
THanksgiving and Christmas is coming soon. It is time to decide what you want to bake. I am starting a new series of baking for the holidays. I will put at least one recipe a day. This should give you plenty of time to get organized.
1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cups vegetable shortening
1 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
2 to 3 large bananas, mashed
1 3/4 cups rolled oats
1/2 cups almonds, chopped fine
preheat the oven to 400F degrees
Combine the flour , baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt
In a large bowl, cream the vegetable shortening and sugar. Beat in the eggs and bananas. Gradually blend in dry ingredients . Fold in oats and almonds.
Drop the dough by spoonfuls 1 1/2 inch apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
Bake for 12-15 minutes, until lightly colored . Transfer to wire racks to cool.