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Frosted Banana Bars

This recipe comes from Diane Paull, who works at The Webb Law Firm, Downtown.

1/2 cup butter, softened
2 cups sugar
3 eggs
1 1/2 cups firm bananas, mashed
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 15-by-10-inch jelly roll pan.

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs, bananas and vanilla.

Combine flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Pour into greased pan and bake 25 minutes or until bars test done. Cool and frost as follows.

Frosting

1/2 cup butter, softened
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
4 cups powdered sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Cream butter and cream cheese in mixing bowl. Gradually add powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat well. Spread over bars. Makes 3 dozen.

Tested by Becky Sodergren

Thursday, December 02, 1999



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