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       Title: Spiced Banana Cookie Wreaths
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 12 servings
  
       2    Extra-ripe; medium dole
            Peeled
       2 c  Granola
   1 1/2 c  All-purpose flour
       1 c  Brown sugar; packed
       1 ts Baking powder
       1 ts Ground cinnamon
     1/2 ts Ground nutmeg
     1/4 ts Salt
       1    Egg
     1/2 c  Margarine; melted
     1/4 c  Vegetable oil
       1 c  Dole raisins
     1/3 c  Chopped dole almonds
     1/2 c  Powdered sugar
       1 tb Milk
            Candied cherries or colored
            --- sugar
  
   crystals (opt)
   
   Place bananas in blender. Process until pureed; use 1 cup for recipe.
   
   Combine granola, flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and
   salt in large bowl. Beat in 1 cup banana, egg, margarine and oil. Stir in
   raisins. For each of 3 wreaths, arrange about 16 generous teaspoonfuls
   dough with sides touching into a ring on greased cookie sheets. Sprinkle
   with almonds.
   
   Bake in 375'F. oven 15-18 minutes until lightly browned. Cool on baking
   sheets.
   
   Combine powdered sugar and milk in small bowl until smooth. Drizzle over
   cooled wreaths. Decorate with candied cherries if desired. Tie with a bow
   to give as a gift.
   
   Makes 3 wreaths (16 cookies per wreath).
  
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