A banana bread mix and dried cranberries make these Italian cookies easy to prepare.

Source: Parents Magazine

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
bake:
30 mins
total:
40 mins
Yield:
about 22 slices
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl stir together the mix, water, eggs, and oil until combined. Stir in cherries. Divide dough in half. On a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, shape each half of dough into an 8x 1-3/4-inch log (use wet hands if dough is sticky). Bake for 30 minutes until logs are browned. Cool on cookie sheet on a wire rack.

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  • When cool, use a serrated knife to cut 1/2-inch thick diagonal slices. Arrange slices, cut sides down, on parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake in the 350°F oven for 8 to 10 minutes more per side or until browned and crisp. Cool on a wire rack. Store in a container for up to a week. Makes about 22 slices.

Nutrition Facts

101 calories; fat 3g; cholesterol 19mg; carbohydrates 17g; mono fat 1g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 10g; protein 2g; vitamin a 48.6IU; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 0.4mg; folate 4mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 111mg; potassium 49mg; calcium 10.1mg; iron 0.5mg.
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