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Banana Bars with Cream Cheese Icing

Are you looking for a new way to use up some of those overripe bananas?  Or, maybe you just like bananas and are looking for new recipes to try.  Either way, you will love this recipe for Banana Bars with Cream Cheese Icing!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Author Sarah


  • 1 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 Cup butter softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Cup sour cream
  • 3 large ripe bananas mashed
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 Cups flour


  • 1/2 Cup butter softened
  • 1 lb. 4 cupspowdered sugar
  • 8 ounce cream cheese softened
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • Add 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder for chocolate cream cheese icing


  • Cream together sugar and butter. Add eggs and sour cream and mix well. Add mashed bananas and vanilla and mix until well combined.
  • Add salt, baking soda, and flour. Mix well.
  • Pour into greased jelly roll pan (15x10).
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes. Cool completely.


  • Mix together the butter, powdered sugar, cream cheese, vanilla, and cocoa ( if using).
  • Spread evenly over cooled bars.