Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 22 mins

As requested, a recipe for ripe bananas. This one comes from the May/June issue of Country Woman magazine, by Susan Huckaby. It placed 4th overall.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a saucepan, bring butter and water to a boil.
  2. Remove from heat; set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugars, baking soda, eggs, bananas, buttermilk, and vanilla.
  4. Beat until blended.
  5. Carefully add butter mixture; mix well.
  6. Stir in nuts.
  7. Pour into greased 15x10x1 inch baking pan.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  9. Cool on a wire rack.
  10. For frosting, in a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy.
  11. Beat in vanilla.
  12. Gradually add confectioners' sugar.
  13. Spread over bars.
  14. Store in fridge.