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The math on these homey bars couldn't be simpler: one pan, one ripe banana and less than one hour from start to finish.

Source: Midwest Living


Recipe Summary

20 mins
20 mins
40 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a large saucepan, combine butter and brown sugar over medium heat, stirring until butter melts and mixture is smooth, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; cool slightly.

  • Stir in syrup. Stir in eggs, one at a time. Stir in banana, vanilla and, if desired, maple flavoring. Stir in flours, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Stir in half the walnuts and all the cranberries.

  • Spread batter in a greased 13x9x9-inch baking pan. Sprinkle with remaining walnuts. Bake at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts

211 calories; fat 12g; cholesterol 36mg; saturated fat 5g; carbohydrates 26g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 3g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 15g; protein 3g; vitamin a 264.7IU; vitamin c 0.6mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 0.8mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 24.3mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 156mg; potassium 104mg; calcium 44mg; iron 0.8mg.