Cream Cheese Frosted Banana Bars

31 Jan

If you have a few bananas going bad, you must try this recipe! A girl I used to work with let me have a sample of this a few years ago, and I have been in love with it ever since!  This recipe turns out moist and delicious, and topped with the cream cheese frosting….it’s amazing 🙂 I can’t say enough good things about this recipe, for us it’s a keeper.

I think it’s especially important to bake it in a 10 x 13 inch pan, because you get a thick layer of cream cheese frosting to go with the bananas…yum! The recipe calls for a can of premade cream cheese frosting, but I made my own this time. If you want to save time, pick up a can of frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosted Banana Bars

Source: Amy Ball

1/2 cup softened butter

1 1/2 cups sugar

2 eggs, beaten

1 cup light sour cream

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 cups flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 cup mashed bananas (about 3)

16 oz container cream cheese frosting (or homemade)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 10 x 13 inch pan, and set aside.

Cream together sugar and butter. Add eggs, and mix well. Add sour cream and vanilla, mix again.

Combine dry ingredients, and stir into batter. Add bananas and mix well.

Spread into greased pan and bake for 20-25 minutes. Cool and frost with cream cheese icing.

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