Banana Flip Cookies

Banana Flip Cookies

Honorable Mention - Contest Recipe 2007! Who wouldn't love to bite into one of these cakey banana cookies with a fluffy yogurt filling.

Prep Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Total Time

1:40

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Makes

16

sandwich

Cookies
1/3
cup mashed ripe banana
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
oz cream cheese, softened (1/4 cup)
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
2
tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
Filling
3
cups powdered sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/3
cup Yoplait® Original 99% Fat Free banana crème yogurt (from 6-oz container)
Topping
1
tablespoon powdered sugar
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir banana, 1/3 cup butter, the cream cheese, vanilla and egg until well blended. Add cookie mix and flour; stir until soft dough forms.
  2. With medium cookie scoop or by heaping tablespoonfuls, scoop dough 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  4. In large bowl, beat filling ingredients with electric mixer on low speed until blended. Beat on high speed about 2 minutes or until lightly and fluffy.
  5. To make each sandwich cookie, spread about 1 tablespoon filling on bottoms of 16 cookies. Top each with one of the remaining cookies; gently press cookies together.
  6. Sprinkle tops of sandwich cookies with powdered sugar. Store between sheets of waxed paper in tightly covered container in refrigerator.
Makes 16 sandwich cookies
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Did You Know?
This recipe was awarded honorable mention in the 2007 Mix It Up with Betty! Cookie Mix Recipe Contest.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich Cookie)
  • Calories 340
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 1 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 160mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 50g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 38g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.