Banana-Cornmeal Cookies

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Delicious cookie recipe with banana and cornmeal.




  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine — softened
  • 1/2 cup mashed very ripe banana (1 medium)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon



Heat oven to 375º. Beat brown sugar, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, the butter, banana and egg in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon.


Stir in flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt and 1 teaspoon cinnamon. (If dough is too soft to shape, cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.)


Mix 1/4 cup granulated sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. Place about 3 inches apart on cookie sheet. Flatten slightly in crisscross pattern with fork dipped into cinnamon-sugar mixture.


Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until light brown.


Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.


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