Thursday, October 23, 2008

Recipe #151 Frosted Banana Bars

Frosted Banana Bars (Megs)

½ cup butter or margarine, softened
1 ½ cups sugar
2 eggs
1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon soda
¼ teaspoon salt
2 medium ripe banana, mashed (about 1 c.)
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
3 ¾ cups powdered sugar
½ cup butter or margarine (I use less)
2 teaspoons vanilla

In mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, sour cream, and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt, gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in bananas. Spread into greased 15 in. x 10 in. x 1 in. pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool. For frosting beat cream cheese, butter, and vanilla, gradually add enough sugar to achieve desired consistency. Frost bars. Store in refrigerator.
Yield: 3-4 dozen

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