Banana Bars
INGREDIENTS
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas
  • 1 (16 ounce) container cream cheese frosting or your favorite cream cheese icing recipe.
  • 1/2 toasted chopped walnuts
DIRECTIONS
  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Grease a 10x15 inch jellyroll pan.
  3. 2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth.
  4. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the sour cream and vanilla.
  5. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; stir into the batter.
  6. Finally, mix in the mashed banana.
  7. Spread evenly into the prepared pan.
  8. 3. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Allow bars to cool completely before frosting with the cream cheese frosting.
  10. Sprinkle chopped walnuts on top of iced bars.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
These bake up into a moist rich bar.