Vintage Banana Drop Cookies 1940’s War-Time Recipe

Vintage banana drop cookies

Vintage banana drop cookies 1940’s War-Time
Recipe

Ingredients needed

  • 2 1/4 cups sifted flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (2 to 3 bananas)
  • Sugar and cinnamon

 

Directions

Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Beat shortening until creamy. Add sugar gradually, beating until light and fluffy. Stir in vanilla. Add flour mixture alternately with bananas, beating after each addition until smooth. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto un greased cookie pans about 1 1/2 inches apart. Sprinkle with sugar or a mixture of sugar and cinnamon. Bake in a moderately hot oven (400˚F) about 12 minutes. Remove from pans at once. Makes about 2 1/2 to 3 dozen medium-size cookies.

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5 thoughts on “Vintage Banana Drop Cookies 1940’s War-Time Recipe

  1. Tea And Scandal, Canada November 12, 2013 at 5:47 am Reply

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  4. Betty December 9, 2015 at 4:28 am Reply

    When I was in my mid teens my grandma gave me her banana cookie recipe and the unorganized girl that I was I lost it. I am hoping this recipe is the one she used. I will try it and see.

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