Makes: 3 dozen cookies at $1.01 per dozen. Prep Time: 15 minutes. Bake: at 375° for 8 to 10 minutes.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
bake:
8 mins
total:
23 mins
Servings:
36
Yield:
3-dozen cookies
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Ingredients

Cookies:
Lemon Glaze:

Directions

Cookies:
  • Heat oven to 375°F. Coat 2 baking sheets with nonstick cooking spray.

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  • In medium-size bowl, stir together flour, salt and baking soda.

  • In large bowl, beat butter, sugar until light and fluffy, 2 minutes. Beat in banana, ginger and vanilla. On low speed, slowly beat in flour mixture.

  • Drop mixture by rounded tablespoons onto prepared baking sheets, spacing the mounds about 2 inches apart.

  • Bake in 375°F oven until lightly browned around edges and set, 8 to 10 minutes. Let stand on baking sheets 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer cookies to wire rack; let cool.

  • When completely cooled, frost and decorate with Lemon Glaze.

Lemon Glaze:
  • In medium-size bowl, whisk together confectioners sugar, milk, lemon rind, lemon juice and salt until good glazing consistency. Reserve 2 tablespoons. Frost tops of cookies with the remaining glaze, leaving the edges of the cookies unfrosted. Add food coloring to the reserved glaze. Stir in a few drops of milk for a good drizzling consistency. Dip a fork into thinned glaze and drizzle over the frosted cookies.

Nutrition Facts

111 calories; fat 4g; cholesterol 11mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 18g; protein 1g; sodium 69mg.
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