Jumbo Banana Cookies

Jumbo Banana Cookies


"Large, soft cookies everyone will love! Don't omit the frosting."


servings 367 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 367 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 17.9 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 48.5g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 4.8 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 235 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix together shortening, 1/2 cup butter, white sugar, eggs, bananas, vanilla, 1/2 cup evaporated milk and vinegar till light and creamy.
  2. In a separate bowl mix together flour, baking soda, and salt. Add to other mixture. Add nuts.
  3. Chill one hour in refrigerator.
  4. Drop by teaspoonful on greased cookie sheet about two inches apart. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for about 15 minutes. Let cool then frost them.
  5. To Make Frosting: Mix 2 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar with 2 tablespoons soft butter or margarine, 1/4 cup evaporated milk, and 1/4 tsp vanilla. Beat until soft. Spread on tops of cooled cookies.
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  1. 44 Ratings


These cookies are awesome. Soft, chewy and tons of delicious banana flavor. Because of previous reviews concerning cooking time and temperature, I baked them at 350 degrees for 12-14 minutes. Th...

Good recipe! My kids loved them.

These cookies are very good even without the frosting. Tastes like banana bread, only in cookie form. Exactly what I was looking for.

THE BEST COOKIES IVE BAKED YET! The recipe was super easy, & the cookies were amazing! Taste like banana bread but better! The frost does add a extra "yum yum!" to the cookie. People (Including ...

These tasted like little banana breads with soft cake like cookie consistency. I didn't add the frosting but did add chocolate chips to the batter. It was yummy for a light cookie desert.

These are moist, cakey cookies that definitely taste better the next day. I wouldn't omit the frosting either especially since I think the frosting helps keep them moist. I can't give 5 stars ...

Taste is very nice however , they are not Jumbo. Just ordinary sized cookies. My first batch burned and I only cooked them 10 minutes. When I reduced time to 7 minutes they came out very nice.

Really good recipe they taste great

Great cookie, even if you don't want the frosting Was out of evaporated milk...checked allrecipes for sub...light cream...out of that too. Used coffeemate vanilla...worked great Have sent this r...