These Brown Sugar Banana Bars are incredible! This recipe was an experiment that turned out great. I only had one banana and wanted to make something sweet but not a large cake and this hit the spot! The brown sugar cream cheese frosting is the perfect addition to these delicious bars.
Brown Sugar Banana Bars Ingredients Needed:
White Granulated Sugar
Frosting Ingredients Needed:
These bars are made in an 8X8 which is the perfect size for a small sweet treat! I keep these bars in the refrigerator and they are wonderful cold. So simple to make and they would be a wonderful addition to any brunch or breakfast gathering too.
If you love banana recipes you will love our Best Ever Banana Bread, it has wonderful reviews and it’s a very popular recipe!
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Brown Sugar Banana Bars
These Brown Sugar Banana Bars are so easy to make and so good!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: Brown Sugar Banana Bars
Servings: 4 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks
- 1/2 cup of salted butter melted
- 1/2 cup of white granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup of brown sugar packed
- 2 teaspoons of vanilla
- 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
- 1 egg
- 1 cup of flour
- 1/2 cup of banana mashed (I used one banana)
- 1/2 cup of pecans chopped
- 3 ounces of creamed cheese softened
- 2 tablespoons of butter softened
- 1/4 cup of brown sugar
- 3/4 cup of powdered sugar
- 1/2 cup of pecans chopped
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray an 8X8 baking dish. Combine butter, white and brown sugar, egg and vanilla and mix well. I just used a spoon.
Add in flour, cinnamon and banana, stir until well mixed.
Fold in pecans.
Baked for 22-25 minutes until center is done. It may have a little moisture but that is okay. It took mine 25 minutes. Ovens vary.
Let cool completely.
For frosting, combine all ingredients, except pecans and mix with a hand mixer until well combined. Spread over banana bars and top with pecans.
I store these in the fridge, they are great cold.
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