Cinnamon Banana Nut Cookies

Cinnamon Banana Nut Cookies

Make chewier cookies with this simple Cinnamon Banana Nut Cookies recipe! Mashed bananas make cookies soft and flavorful.


Makes about 5 dozen cookies.

Chilling Time30 min

Cooking Time10 min


  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 1/4 cups flour, sifted
  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup bananas (about 3 bananas), mashed
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1/4 cup sugar + 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, mixed


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Cream sugar, shortening and vanilla extract until light and fluffy.
  3. Add eggs and beat well. Stir in mashed bananas.
  4. Sift flour with baking powder, baking soda and salt; add and mix well. Stir in nuts.
  5. Chill 30 minutes.
  6. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on greased baking sheet. Sprinkle sugar/cinnamon mix over unbaked cookies.
  7. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

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