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Banana Oatmeal Cookies


Submitted by Tim Merckens, Druid Hills Men A4

3/4 cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup all purpose flour
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. cloves
1 cup raisins
1 cup chopped nuts
3 cups quick-cooking oats
1 cup mashed bananas


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix shortening, sugars, egg, baking soda and vanilla. Stir in remaining ingredients. Drop dough by rounded teaspoons 1 inch apart onto greased baking sheet. Bake 12-15 minutes or until almost no imprint remains when touched by a finger. Immediately remove from baking sheet. Store in tightly covered container.