2 Ingredient Banana Bread Cookie Bars

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If you’re wondering what to do with too many over-ripe bananas in your kitchen, then worry not and bake this delicious 2 Ingredient Banana Bread Cookie Bars recipe. This banana dessert recipe replicates the good old banana bread version, but the only difference is there are only two ingredients used to make these banana bars. It does take a genius mind to come up with an easy banana bread recipe using only two ingredients. Apart from how simple this recipe is compared to the actual banana bread recipe, it is versatile and you can change it up the way you want. Dessert recipes that use ripe bananas are always a hit because bananas have a distinct flavor that you cannot dismiss. This banana bread bars recipe can be served for brunch or breakfast or even as a light snack with a side of coffee or tea. You can even use this easy banana bread recipe for making birthday cakes and frost it the way you prefer. If you do plan on making this banana cake recipe for kids’ birthday parties, then you can make it interesting by adding colorful sprinkles on top.

Bananas are rich in potassium which helps maintain blood pressure levels and heart functioning. Because of the nutritional value of banana in this recipe, this dessert is not only a great way of getting kids to eat healthily but also allows them to enjoy a much deserved sweet treat. This recipe is one of the best dessert recipes for anyone in general who likes bananas. You can make a frosting for this banana cake recipe using cream cheese and sugar with a hint of rum and vanilla extract. Alternately, you can smother it with a layer of custard or a pudding of your choice. Try adding marshmallow fluff with caramel drizzle. You can try the cheesecake pudding or chocolate mousse pudding. The probabilities are endless. Choose what suits your palate the most or the way you want it for your guests. You can also add chocolate chips to the batter and drizzle a generous amount of chocolate ganache on top. This recipe is not only fool-proof but can be made as many times as you want with different variations. You can use this recipe to create cupcakes and frost them for kids birthday parties. Try adding a layer of unsalted peanut butter and cinnamon to pack extra protein. If you want a healthier frosting option, then combine mashed bananas with Greek yogurt and smear it on top of the banana bread once it is cooled.

Thank you to Jessica at the Together as Family food blog for sharing this beautiful 2 Ingredient Banana Bread Cookie Bars recipe with us. Do visit Jessicas's blog if you like baking the most decadent and best dessert recipes ever. So, next time when you end up in a situation of over-ripe bananas in your kitchen, think of this delicious two ingredient banana bread recipe. Make this recipe today for friends and family!**

Nutrition Facts for: 2 Ingredient Banana Bread Cookie Bars From Together As Family
Ingredients: Refrigerated tube sugar cookies, banana, butter, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, milk.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 12 servings. * Per serving: Calories 233, Calories from Fat 81, Total Fat 9.0g 14%, Saturated Fat 4.0g 20%, Cholesterol 19mg 6%, Sodium 140mg 6%, Potassium 37mg 1%, Carbohydrates 35.9g 12%, Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%, Sugars 23.6g, Protein 1.6g, Vitamin A 1%, Vitamin C 2%, Calcium 0%, Iron 3%

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