Butterscotch Banana Drops

Butterscotch Banana Drops

"Most folks are surprised to learn that banana is the secret ingredient in these soft cookies. My grandmother shared the recipe with me some 30 years ago, and I've relied on it ever since."
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30 m servings
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Original recipe yields 66 servings

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  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg. Combine the flour, salt, baking soda and nutmeg; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Add bananas. Stir in oats, pecans, butterscotch chips and dates. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto lightly greased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F for 12-14 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.

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These were very good. The butterscotch chips add that extra something that other banana cookies are missing. They are soft and cake like and I found they really stuck to the cookie sheet, so I...

Most helpful critical review

These cookies were not at all what I was expecting. We didn't eat them all and we never throw away food... especially cookes! I would definitely not make these again.

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These were very good. The butterscotch chips add that extra something that other banana cookies are missing. They are soft and cake like and I found they really stuck to the cookie sheet, so I...

Excellent! I believe it could be used as a "breakfast cookie" if you wanted to do that. I did not put in nuts or dried fruit ... just not a fan of those in cookies (and I knew my preschooler w...

OMG! These cookies were really awesome, and I couldn't believe it, also considering how healthy they were. I substituted the butter for applesauce, and added butterscotch chips to only half the ...

This is a really good cake type cookie and I think they taste best still warn from the oven with a glass of milk. I didn't have enough pecans so subbed almonds for some of the nuts. I also didn'...

These were pretty good. A good use of overripe bananas. I added a tsp of vanilla--I think it could have used some cinnamon. My husband liked these a lot. We'll see what the co-workers think tomo...

These cookies were not at all what I was expecting. We didn't eat them all and we never throw away food... especially cookes! I would definitely not make these again.

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