Banana-Ginger Jumbles

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Delicious dessert with bananas: Banana-gginger jumbles.





  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine — softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 tablespoon grated gingerroot OR 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed very ripe bananas (2 medium)
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • Powdered sugar, if desired




Heat oven to 375º. Beat brown sugar, butter, shortening, gingerroot and eggs in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in bananas and milk. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt.


Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until almost no indentation remains when touched in center.


Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Sprinkle with powdered sugar while warm.


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