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Frosted Banana Cookies

Frosted Banana Cookies

Use up overripe bananas in this pleasing banana drop cookie recipe.


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30 min
Prep Time
1 hr 05 min
Total Time
48
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Ingredients

Cookie

3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

2 medium (1 cup) ripe bananas, mashed

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

2 teaspoons freshly grated orange zest

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

Frosting

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

3 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Half & Half

1 1/4 cups powdered sugar

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

 

Grated orange zest, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine 3/4 cup butter and 3/4 cup brown sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add bananas, egg, orange zest and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool completely.

  4. STEP 4

    Melt 2 tablespoons butter in 1-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add 3 tablespoons brown sugar and half & half. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a boil. Remove from heat. Add powdered sugar and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla; beat until well mixed; cool slightly.

  5. STEP 5

    Frost cooled cookies. Garnish with grated orange zest, if desired. Let stand until frosting is set.

Nutrition (1 cookie)

80 Calories
4 Fat (g)
15 Cholesterol (mg)
65 Sodium (mg)
11 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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