*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        SPICED BANANA COOKIE WREATHS
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2                    Extra-ripe, medium DOLE
                         -Bananas, peeled
    2       c            Granola
    1 1/2   c            All-purpose flour
    1       c            Brown sugar, packed
    1       t            Baking powder
    1       t            Ground cinnamon
      1/2   t            Ground nutmeg
      1/4   t            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       T            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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