Poofy Cheeks: Banana Cookies from Britches & Boots

December 8, 2013

Banana Cookies from Britches & Boots

I am so excited to be here with y'all! Hi! My name is Aleisha, but my friends call me Leish. I blog over at Britches & Boots. I am a mama of 4 blessings ranging from ages 7 to 8 months. People often tell me I have my hands full, I always respond with no. I have my heart full. I am a small business owner of Bliss Baby Designs where I love to create one of a kind pieces to add a little bliss into every memory. Now grab a cup of joe or a mason jar of sweet tea. Sit back and turn your smell-o-vision on while I share a recipe handed down to me by my grandmother!

1 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 egg

I start with the shortening and the sugar. Mixing well then add in the egg. Now my grandma used to separate each part into multiple bowls. I simplified this recipe by figuring out the proper order of ingredients! 

Mush up 3 bananas in a separate bowl and combine into your bowl. I love to let the kids mush the bananas for me! They get a real kick out of it! Once this is combined you will add in:

1 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp nutmeg

Mix completely and then last you are going to dump in 3 1/2 cups of flour. When you are finished place your bowl of dough into the refrigerator for 1 hour. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Bake 11 minutes. Let cool and enjoy! My grandma would place these in the freezer with wax paper in-between each layer. I used to sneak them out by the handfuls and eat them frozen! SO delicious! Please, stop on by and say hi!

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