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                               BANANA JUMBOS
 
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 Serving Size  : 40   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Shortening -- (part butter
                         -or margarine)
    1       c            Sugar
    2                    Eggs
    1       c            Bananas, ripe -- mashed
      1/2   c            Buttermilk
    1       t            Vanilla
    3       c            Flour
      1/2   tb           Baking soda
      1/2   ts           Salt
    1       c            Nuts -- chopped
                         -----THIN ICING-----
    1       c            Sugar, confectioners
                         -sifted
    1       tb           Milk, water or cream
                         -to 2 T
      1/2   ts           Vanilla
 
   Mix shortening, sugar, and eggs thoroughly.  Stir in
   bananas, butter- milk, and vanilla.  Measure flour by
   dipping method, or by sifting. Stir flour, soda, and
   salt together; stir in.  Blend in nuts.  Chill one
   hour.
   
   Heat oven to 375 F.  Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of
   dough two inches apart on lightly greased baking
   sheet.  Bake about 10 minutes, or until delicately
   browned.  If desired, frost with a thin confectioners'
   sugar icing.
   
   Icing:  Mix sugar, milk and vanilla until smooth.
   
                               -- Betty Crocker’s Cooky
   Book
                                  per Sam Waring
  
 
 
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