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Banana Bars

These bars are a delicious treat. Not possible to eat just one with a cup of milk or coffee.

Banana Bars

Banana Bars

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 3 overripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1-2oz. pkg. Gurley’s chopped walnuts
  • Frosting:
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 8oz. cream cheese
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp. vanilla

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cream butter and sugar together in a medium sized bowl.
  3. Beat in eggs, bananas and vanilla.
  4. Combine flour, baking soda and salt then add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  5. Fold in chopped walnuts
  6. Pour into greased 15 x 10 x1 baking pan.
  7. Bake for 25 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Cool then frost.
  9. Frosting:
  10. ½ cup butter, softened
  11. 8oz. cream cheese
  12. 4 cups powdered sugar
  13. 2 tsp. vanilla
  14. Cream butter and cream cheese in a mixing bowl.
  15. Gradually add powdered sugar and vanilla; beat well.
  16. Spread over bars