Robbie White Recipe

Preserved Banana Bars

By Robbie White Nesty

I still find lots of my time is spent making cookies. You may be shocked to find out how many “Cookie Monsters” there are!
This is a recipe I find I used quite a bit and still do.

Recipe Rating:
 26 Ratings
Cooking Method:

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
So moist and delicious!  This recipe would be terrific for served for breakfast, afternoon tea or anytime you want a great tasting snack.


1/2 c
butter, softened
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1 c
brown sugar
10 oz
apricot preserves
1 tsp
1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
1 c
bananas, mashed
1/2 c
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Directions Step-By-Step

Cream together butter and brown sugar.
Add preserves,beaten eggs and vanilla.
Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt together in a separate bowl and add to the creamed mixture. Add the mashed bananas and stir well. Then add the nuts and stir well.
Pour into a greased and floured 13”x9” pan.
Bake at 350F for 35-40 minutes.

Cool, cut into bars and enjoy!
I sometimes glazed them with a vanilla frosting, drizzled after cooling.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Collection: Back to School
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #banana, #bars