FROSTED BANANA BARS

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  1. Ingredients
  2. •3 tablespoons butter, softened
  3. •1-1/2 cups sugar
  4. •2 eggs
  5. •1-1/2 cups mashed ripe bananas (about 3 medium)
  6. •1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  7. •1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  8. •2 cups all-purpose flour
  9. •1 teaspoon baking soda
  10. •Dash salt
  11. •FROSTING:
  12. •1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese
  13. •1/3 cup butter, softened
  14. •3 cups confectioners' sugar
  15. •2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  16. Directions
  17. •In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar until crumbly, about 2
  18. minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  19. Beat in the bananas, applesauce and vanilla. Combine the flour,
  20. baking soda and salt; stir into butter mixture just until blended.


  21. •Transfer to a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan coated with cooking
  22. spray. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick
  23. inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire
  24. rack.

  25. •For frosting, in a small bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until






  26. © Taste of Home 2012





  27. 2 of 2

  28. Makeover Frosted Banana Bars (continued)





  29. Directions (continued)
  30. fluffy. Add confectioners' sugar and vanilla; beat until smooth.
  31. Frost bars. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 3 dozen.


  32. Nutrition Facts: 1 bar equals 149 calories, 4 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 89 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.



  33. © Taste
December 2012

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