Monday - Spring Green Risotto, Tossed Salad.
Thursday - Quick Chinese Meal, Wanchai Ferry Sweet & Spicy Shrimp,(These are excellent for a quick chinese meal)..Yummy!
Friday - TGIF! Date Night!
Snack - Frosted Banana Cookies
Frosted Banana Cookies
WorldWide Ward Cookbook / Minda Kjar
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup butter-flavored shortening
1 cup sugar
1 cup ripe bananas, mashed (about 3)
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 cup buttermilk or 1/2 cup milk + 1 tsp. lemon juice
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
3 1/4 cups flour
Cream Cheese Frosting:
1/2 cup butter, softened
4 oz. cream cheese, softened
2 cups powdered sugar
1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
Cream the butter and shortening. Add sugar, then bananas. Mix well. Stir in eggs and vanilla. Blend in buttermilk. Add the dry ingredients until just combined. Do not over-beat. It will be a sticky batter. Drop by tablespoons onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 9-12 minutes. Cool completely.
Cream the butter and cream cheese. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat until fluffy. Spread on cookies.
Makes 3-4 dozen cookies.