Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

My two year old can't get enough of these.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Spray 9x13-inch pan with cooking spray.
  3. Combine: flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon in bowl set aside.
  4. Combine: sugars, and butter and beat with mixer till well blended.
  5. Add applesauce, eggs, and vanilla beat with mixer till smooth.
  6. Add bananas with mix and mash by hand or with mixer (I’ve done both).
  7. Stir in flour mixture till just combined.
  8. Stir in oats.
  9. Pour into greased pan.
  10. Bake till golden brown, about 20-30 minutes depending on oven.
  11. Cool and cut into bars!
Most Helpful

Wonderful aroma and taste! The batter was more than I could comfortably accommodate in a 9 x 13 so I put it in an 11 x 15 pan. I ended up baking the bars for 15 minutes longer than indicated because the center was still too moist at 30 minutes. The bigger size pan yielded 40 roughly 1 inch cubes since the batter had risen beautifully. I will make this regularly. Thanks for sharing a really great recipe.

Bokenpop aka Madeleine August 27, 2010

Moist, tasty, quite healthy - thanks! You could probably cut 20 squares out of this. I didn't change a thing on this recipe, but added chocolate chips on top. Delicious!

Nif April 27, 2009

Wonderfully moist and flavorful bars. Will make again. I sprinkled with mini chocolate chips.

55tbird March 09, 2009