Banana Cake Cookies Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- ½ cup shortening
<br>- 1 cup packed brown sugar
<br>- 2  eggs
<br>- 1 cup mashed bananas
<br>- 2 cups all-purpose flour
<br>- 2 teaspoons baking powder
<br>- ½ teaspoon baking soda
<br>- ½ teaspoon salt
<br>- ½ teaspoon ground cloves
<br>- ½ cup chopped pecans
<br>- 3 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
<br>- 1 tablespoon butter, melted
<br>- ¾ teaspoon vanilla extract
<br>- 3 tablespoons milk
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
<br>step 2: Cream shortening; add brown sugar, beating well.  Add eggs and banana; beat well.
<br>step 3: Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and spices.  Add to creamed mixture; mix well.  Stir in pecans.
<br>step 4: Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls, 2 inches apart onto greased cookies sheets.  Bake  for 12 minutes.  Remove to wire racks to cool. Dip half of cooled cookies into Powdered Sugar Icing.
<br>step 5: To Make Icing:  Combine 3 cups confectioner's sugar, 1 tablespoon melted butter or margarine, and 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract.  Add milk to yield desired consistency (you may need to add a little extra), beating until smooth.
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Ingredients
- ½ cup shortening
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup mashed bananas
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon ground cloves
- ½ cup chopped pecans
- 3 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
- 1 tablespoon butter, melted
- ¾ teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 tablespoons milk

Directions
step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
step 2: Cream shortening; add brown sugar, beating well. Add eggs and banana; beat well.
step 3: Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and spices. Add to creamed mixture; mix well. Stir in pecans.
step 4: Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls, 2 inches apart onto greased cookies sheets. Bake for 12 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool. Dip half of cooled cookies into Powdered Sugar Icing.
step 5: To Make Icing: Combine 3 cups confectioner's sugar, 1 tablespoon melted butter or margarine, and 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract. Add milk to yield desired consistency (you may need to add a little extra), beating until smooth.

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