Banana Nugget Cookies

1-1/2 cups sifted flour
1 cup sugar
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp nutmeg
3/4 tsp cinnamon
3/4 cup shortening
1 egg, beaten
1 cup mashed banana
1-3/4 cups rolled oats
One 6 oz pkg semi-sweet chocolate chips

Sift dry ingredients, cut in shortening as if for pie crust. Add remaining ingredients and mix until blended. Drop dough from tablespoon onto cookie sheets which are sprayed with vegetable cooking spray. Bake at 375F for 12 minutes.

Makes approximately 4 dozen.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana