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Spicy Oatmeal Cookies

Posted in : Cookies on by : Daphne


1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1 cup white sugar1/2 tsp baking soda1 tsp salt1/4 tsp ground nutmeg3/4 tsp ground cinnamon3/4 cup shortening1 egg, beaten1 banana1 3/4 cups rolled oats


Preheat the oven to 400F (200C).
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.
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove from baking sheet to cool on wire racks.