A fruity cookie that melts in your mouth. For those who love bananas, you can replace the vanilla extract with more banana extract.
1¼ cups sugar
2/3 cup butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup banana; mashed well
2 Eggs, beaten
2¼ cup flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
¼ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
For topping (optional)
1/4 Cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
In small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt and 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon.
Cream sugar, butter, and vanilla until light and fluffy.
Add eggs and beat well. Stir in banana.
Slowly mix dry ingredients into wet. Chill 30 minutes in refrigerator.
Preheat oven to 400.
Drop teaspoon sized balls of dough two inches apart on greased cookie sheets. Sprinkle with cinnamon/sugar mixture; if desired.
Bake 8-10 minutes or until browned. Cool 2 minutes, then transfer to racks.