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Just a Dozen Orange Glazed Banana Oatmeal Mounds

Orange Glazed Banana Oatmeal Mounds
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Author: Cookie Madness

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 105 grams
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest I used a clementine
  • 3/4 cup quick cooking oats not instant (60 grams)
  • 1/2 cup toasted chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter softened (56 grams)
  • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar 70 grams
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup lightly packed mashed banana

Glaze

  • 2-3 teaspoons of orange juice I used 3 teaspoons clementine juice
  • 1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips and/or cranberries optional

Instructions

  • First, adjust the oven rack so that it’s in the top third of the oven.
  • Have ready an ungreased or parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Mix together the flour, baking soda and salt, then mix in the nutmeg and orange zest. Add the oats and nuts and stir until thoroughly blended. Set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat the softened butter until creamy, then add the brown sugar, egg white and vanilla and continue beating until creamy and light.
  • Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and stir by hand until well blended, then add the banana and stir until blended.
  • Drop batter by heaping tablespoons onto ungreased baking sheet and bake cookies 12 minutes at 375, turning tray after the first 7 minutes.
  • Let cool slightly, then remove from tray and cool on a wire rack. When cool, mix together orange juice and confectioners’ sugar and drizzle over cookies.