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Banana Bars Recipe

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Candy Peters from Betty Peters (Dave’s mom)
Added: Friday, November 21, 2008


1 ˝ cups sugar
1 cup sour cream
˝ cup softened butter
Cream together. Add:
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
11/2 cups mashed bananas
2 cups flour
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda

Mix well.

Pour into greased and floured jelly roll pan. Bake at 375B for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool. Frost with penuche frosting.

Penuche Frosting
3/4 cube butter
1/4 cup milk
1 cup brown sugar
Stir and heat over medium heat until it comes to a boil. Let cool. Beat in 2 cups of powdered sugar until smooth. Frost and cut into bars.




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