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Frosted Banana Bars Recipe - use overripe bananas to make this recipe with cream cheese frosting. Yum!
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Frosted Banana Bars

rosted Banana Bars are an old church cookbook favorite. These are easy to whip up but so good - and the cream cheese frosting makes them divine!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Frosted Banana Bars
Servings: 24
Calories: 230kcal
Author: Mique Provost


  • ½ c butter softened
  • 2 c sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 bananas mashed
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 c all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • pinch of salt

For the frosting:

  • 4 oz cream cheese softened
  • ¼ c butter softened
  • 2 c powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar.
  • Beat in the eggs, bananas and vanilla.
  • Add flour, baking soda and salt and stir until blended.
  • Pour into a greased jelly roll pan.
  • Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.

For the frosting:

  • In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and butter. Add powdered sugar and vanilla.
  • Beat until smooth. Spread over cooled banana bread base. Note: Frosting can be doubled for a thicker topping.
  • Place in fridge to chill. Tastes best served cold.


Calories: 230kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 126mg | Potassium: 78mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 280IU | Vitamin C: 1.3mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 0.6mg