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Banana Cake Cookies





  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. Cream shortening; add brown sugar, beating well. Add eggs and banana; beat well.
  3. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and spices. Add to creamed mixture; mix well.
  4. Stir in pecans.
  5. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonsful, 2 inches apart onto greased cookies sheets.
  6. Bake for 12 minutes.
  7. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  8. Cool cookie sheets completely between batches by either running under cold water or alternating with extra sheets.
  9. Dip half of cooled cookies into icing.
  10. Icing: Mix confectioners' sugar, butter and vanilla extract together. Add milk to yield desired consistency, beating until smooth.

Makes about 3 dozen.


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