Preserved Banana Bars

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Robbie White

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@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.

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Rating:

★★★★☆ 28 votes

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Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 10 oz
    apricot preserves
  • 2
    eggs,beaten
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 c
    nuts

How to Make Preserved Banana Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream together butter and brown sugar.
    Add preserves,beaten eggs and vanilla.
  2. 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.
  3. Pour into a greased and floured 13”x9” pan.
    Bake at 350F for 35-40 minutes.

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

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About Preserved Banana Bars

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




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