1 1/2 C. milk chocolate chunks or semi-sweet chocolate chunks
1 C. peanuts or coarsely chopped pecans
HEAT oven to 350ºF.
COMBINE brown sugar, peanut butter, shortening, banana, milk, vanilla and almond extracts in bowl of electric mixer; beat at medium speed until well blended. Add egg; beat just until blended.
COMBINE flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Add to shortening mixture; beat at low speed just until blended. Stir in chocolate chunks and nuts, if desired. Drop dough by rounded measuring tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
BAKE 11 to 13 minutes or until cookies are light brown around edges. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet; transfer to cooling racks to cool completely.
A combination of milk chocolate and semi-sweet chocolate chunks can be used.
Calories from Fat45g
Total Fat 5g
Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 13g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Vitamin D 0%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet