Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

Amount

 Measure

 Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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 ------------

 --------------------------------

1

 cup

 packed brown sugar

1

 cup

 mashed bananas

1/2

 cup

 granulated sugar

1/2

 cup

 butter -- softened

1/2

 cup

 shortening -- softened

1

 teaspoon

 baking powder

1

 whole

 egg

1

 teaspoon

 ground cinnamon

1/4

 teaspoon

 ground nutmeg

12

 ounces

 semisweet chocolate chips

3 1/2

 cups

 all-purpose flour

1

 teaspoon

 vanilla extract

1/4

 teaspoon

 salt

Heat oven to 350F.

In a large bowl mix brown sugar, sugar, bananas, butter, vanilla extract, shortening and egg together until light and fluffy.

Sift flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg together. Add to wet mixture and mix thoroughly. Add chocolate chips and mix well.

Drop by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 15 minutes and just starting to brown.

Cool 1 to 2 minutes on cookie sheet and then remove to racks.

Makes 90 small cookies.
Per Serving: 215 Calories; 10g Fat (41.1% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 31g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 15mg Cholesterol; 72mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Fruit; 2 Fat; 1 Other Carbohydrates.
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