Friday, November 14, 2014

Banana Brownie Bars

As often happens, I had a few bananas which were beyond the point of ripeness.  However, I didn't feel like making banana bread so I came up with this recipe for banana brownies.  While it doesn't have any chocolate in it, it does have the same dense, rich taste of a brownie but with a banana flavor. I try hard to infuse my baked goods with nutritious ingredients so I won't feel like I wasted my allotted calorie intake for the day.  Hope you like this somewhat healthy recipe as much as we do and take it to your holiday family get togethers.

                                   Banana Brownie Bars

1/3 cup coconut sugar
1/3 cup Splenda brown sugar blend
1/2 cup butter (one stick softened)
1 egg
2 ripe bananas
1/2 cup rolled multigrain oats
1/2 cup coconut flour
1/2 whole wheat white flour (King Arthur)
1 T. flax seeds
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon

Mix the sugars with the butter.  Add egg and mashed bananas.  Stir in oats and flours.  Mix in the last four ingredients and spread the batter into a 9"x 9 "parchment lined baking pan.  Bake the bars in a preheated 350 degree oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until a knife inserted comes out clean. Cool, cut and enjoy!


Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

Aside from being an amazing crafter, you sure whip up some awesome sweet delights. Thanks for sharing the recipe!!! Happy crafting AND baking.

Unknown said...

Oh my that looks divine! Will definitely have to make the switch to coconut flour in our baking, habits are so hard to change. Thanks for the inspiration!

Annette Allen said...

thanks for sharing.. those look and sounds yummy..

Leanne said...

Cool!! I'll pass it on to my co-worker who loves to bake and try new recipes. My other co-workers would love to try it.
Thanks for sharing!! :)