*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           Banana Orange Softies
 
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 Serving Size  : 30   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 2/3   c            Mashed ripe banana
                         -- (about 3 large bananas)
      3/4   c            Margarine or butter
                         -- softened
      1/2   c            Orange juice
    2                    Eggs
    2       ts           Vanilla
    1       t            Grated orange peel
    2       c            Quaker Oats, uncooked
                         -- (quick or old-fashioned)
    2       c            All-purpose flour
      3/4   ts           Baking soda
      1/2   ts           Salt (optional)
      1/2   ts           Nutmeg
      3/4   c            Raisins
                         -----ORANGE ICING-----
      3/4   c            Powdered sugar
    5       ts           Orange juice
    1       t            Grated orange peel
 
   Heat oven to 350 F.  Combine bananas, margarine and orange juice.  Blend
   in eggs, vanilla and orange peel.  Add combined dry ingredients and
   raisins; mix well.  Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie
   sheet.  Bake 20 to 22 minutes or until light golden brown.  Cool 1 minute
   on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack.  Drizzle icing over cooled cookies.
   Store tightly covered.
   
   ORANGE ICING: Combine 3/4 cup powdered sugar, 4 to 5 teaspoons orange
   juice and 1 teaspoon grated orange peel.  Mix until smooth.
   
   NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS per serving:
   * calories 138
   * carbohydrates 19 g
   * protein 2 g
   * fat 6 g
   * calcium 9 mg
   * sodium 70 mg
   * cholesterol 20 mg
   * dietary fiber 1 g
   
   Source: “Hurry, Let’s Eat!”
   Reprinted with permission from The Quaker Oats Company
   Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias
  
 
 
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