Banana Cake Cookies

2012-11-29
  • Yield : About 36
  • Servings : 36
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 12m
  • Ready In : 40m

Making Banana Cake Cookies is one way of using very ripe bananas no one wants to eat.

Bananas Cake Cookies have a soft, cake-like texture similar to banana bread instead of a dry, crisp texture usually associated with cookies.

Other Banana Recipes

Muffins

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Bread

Bananas Foster

Banana Fritters

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Amaretto Chocolate Chip

Almond Butter

Chinese Almond

Chocolate Chip

Gingersnaps

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip

Pizzelle

Snickerdoodles

Sugar

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Ingredients

  • 4 oz (115 g) margarine or butter
  • 1 cup (200 g) firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup (250 g) mashed ripe bananas
  • 2 cups (280 g) all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons (10 ml) baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup (60 g) chopped pecans (optional)
  • Non-stick cooking spray or parchment paper

Method of Preparation

Step 1

Shift together flour, baking powder, soda, cinnamon and cloves.

Step 2

Cream shortening using a hand or stand mixer. Add sugar beating until light and fluffy.

Step 3

Add eggs and banana. Mix on medium speed until combined.

Step 4

Add flour mixture and mix until thoroughly combined; about 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in pecans if desired

Step 5

Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Lightly coat baking sheets with non-stick spray. or line with parchment paper

Step 6

Drop dough by heaping tablespoons onto baking sheet about 2-inches (2.5cm) apart. For smaller cookies use a teaspoon

Step 7

Bake 12 minutes or until lightly browned.

Step 8

Cool 1 to 2 minutes and then transfer cookies to wire rack to cool completely.

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    95
  • Calories from Fat

    36
  • Total Fat

    4g
  • Saturated Fat

    1g
  • Trans Fat

    0g
  • Cholesterol

    12mg
  • Sodium

    71mg
  • Carbohydrates

    14g
  • Dietary Fiber

    1g
  • Sugar

    7g
  • Protein

    1g
  • Serving Size:

    1 cookie