Spicy Oatmeal Cookies

Spicy Oatmeal Cookies


"Very soft, moist oatmeal cookies with bananas. Very yummy!"


30 m servings 99 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 99 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 4.7 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 13g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 84 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon. Cut in the shortening, until the mixture appears mealy. Stir in the egg, mashed banana and oatmeal until well blended. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto an unprepared cookie sheet.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove from baking sheet to cool on wire racks.
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  1. 69 Ratings


This recipe goes from "pretty good" to "absolutely phenomenal" with a few simple changes. 1. Extra spices - I used 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp nutmeg, 1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice. 2. An extra banana. ...

Great recipe!!! I tweeked the original a little bit just for fun and they came out great! I used whole wheat flour instead of all-purpose and instead of shortening, I used 1/2 cup butter and 1...

These cookies are so easy to make and absolutely wonderful! The spices and banana mix well to create a great flavor. I made one batch to take to work. They were snatched up so fast I made ano...

I just made this recipe today and they are great! I split my batch and made half with chocolate chips and half with peanut butter chips. I made a few testers first with no chips added as well....

best hot out of the oven made less fattening by subsituting 1/2 cup of shortening for applesauce. yummy.

Would be a good breakfast cookie. Next time I make it I will try half whole wheat flour, 1/4 of shortening for apple sauce, raisins, and more spices! My 17 month old son loved these and they a...

These turned out very good when I first made them. My husband even complimented them, which is saying a lot! I used 2 bananas since I had four that were getting too ripe, and the batter seemed a...

Turned out perfect the first time, and tasted great! I added some raisins and an extra banana as they were a bit small. will make again!

These cookies were a hit! Very soft and cake-like with that yummy banana bread flavor! I increased the cinnamon to 1 tsp, added a splash of vanilla, and added 1/4 tsp pumpkin spice but it's not...