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Banana Nut Bars With Cream Cheese Frosting


I can’t believe I still haven’t shared my family recipe for banana nut bread on my blog! This recipe has been in our family for over 15 years and for a good reason. I remember baking this bread when I was much younger and just starting out in the kitchen. The aroma of this bread is simply amazing. For these banana nut bars, I wanted to take my family recipe and bring it up a notch! These bars are so fluffy, moist and flavorful; dotted with crunchy pecans and topped with a simple cream cheese frosting. I also like to add a pinch of cinnamon and nutmeg to the recipe for warmth and flavor.

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For added crunchiness, you can also add my simple brown sugar pecan crumble topping. It’s super easy to make and just makes these bars that much better! And, try adding a drizzle of caramel sauce over the bars when you’re ready to enjoy them. Use my easy home-made caramel sauce for the best tasting results!


You won’t believe how fluffy and light these banana nut bars are! Check out this close-up! And if you enjoyed the recipe, please share it and save it to Pinterest!

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This non-stick brownie pan is great for this recipe.
I love my handheld KitchenAid mixer – it’s great when I don’t want to use my big mixer.
These off-set spatulas are so useful for spreading batter and frosting!

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