BANANA DROP COOKIES
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
½ teaspoon cinnamon
For topping (optional):
¼ Cup sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon combined
In small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt and ½ 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 400ºF.
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.
Recipe and photo: Nadia Thölix