Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas
  • 1 3/4 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

1_ Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

2_ In a large bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cut in shortening until almost no lumps remain. Stir in the egg and bananas; mix well. Finally, stir in the oats and walnuts. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.

3_ Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until edges are browned. Remove from pans immediately to cool on wire racks.

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