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Banana Nut Cranberry Cookies

Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 20
Author: Southern Made Simple


  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1/4 cup white granulated sugar or stevia
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 Tbs corn starch
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 stick unsalted butter softened


  • In a large bowl, mash peeled bananas and beat in butter, vanilla and sugar until creamy
  • Add in flour, baking soda, corn starch and salt and stir until well combined
  • Add in cranberries and pecans
  • Refrigerate dough for 1 hour or more
  • Preheat oven to 375 F
  • Grease a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray
  • Scoop a spoonful of dough into your hands and roll into a ball shape. Gently flatten a little with your hands and place them on cookie sheet
  • Bake cookies for 10 minutes, or until they're lightly golden brown
  • Allow to cool completely on cookie sheet or transfer to wire rack to cool
  • Makes roughly 20 cookies

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