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Banana Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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This recipe for Banana Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting, by , is from The Hoemann Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Added: Friday, December 12, 2008


2 cups flour
3/4 cups packed brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup shortening
2 eggs
1/2 cup sour milk (1 1/2 tsp vinegar and 1/2 cup milk. Let sit 5 minutes)
2 very ripe bananas

3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup melted oleo
1 - 8 oz package cream cheese

Mix all ingredients and beat 2 minutes. Place in a greased 15 x 10 pan. Bake at 350 for 30 - 35 minutes. When cool frost with cream cheese frosting.

For Frosting: Combine all ingredients and beat until smooth. Frost the cooled bars.




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