Banana Peanut Butter Bars with Chocolate Chips

Traci Coleman

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@TraciB70

Although I love banana nut bread, I was ready to try a new recipe with my ripe bananas. YUM!


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, softened
3/4 c
sugar
1/3 c
peanut butter (smooth or crunchy)
1
egg
1/2 tsp
vanilla
1 1/4 c
flour
1/2 tsp
soda
1 c
oats
1/2 c
mashed very rip banana
1/2 c
mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 c
chopped dry roasted peanuts

FROSTING

1/2 c
butter, softened
1/4 c
milk
1 c
powdered sugar
3/4 c
cocoa powder
extra milk, as needed

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350. Line a 13x9 pan with foil so that about 1" of foil goes over the edge of the pan. Grease foil generously.
2
Combine butter, sugar, peanut butter, egg and vanilla.Add flour and baking soda. Add in oats, banana, chips and peanuts.
3
Place mixture into prepared pan. Bake for about 25 minutes or until golden brown. Place on rack and cool completely.
4
To make frosting, place butter in bowl and mix until creamy. Add powdered sugar. Combine well. Add milk, combine. Add cocoa and continue beating until frosting is light and fluffy. You may add additional milk to get consistency that you like. Frost cooled bars. Remove from pan by lifting using the overhanging foil. Cut into squares.
5
Yum!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies