Banana Bread Bars with Brown Butter Frosting

Banana bread bars are always a crowd favorite. Not only are they tasty, but they’re also easy to eat on the go making them great for kids. This recipe is perfect for your next family gathering or bake sale at school. You’ll be sure to impress everyone with this delicious treat!
The banana bread bar craze isn’t over yet! These yummy treats have made their way into many homes across America and it’s no surprise why – they’re easy to make, taste amazing, and can be eaten on the go which makes them ideal for kids. The best part? They just got better because now you can enjoy these scrumptious goodies with brown butter frosting in addition to regular chocolate chips! Don’t let another

prep: 15 mins cook: 30 mins total: 45 mins Servings: 12 Yield: 12 servings


½ cup chopped walnuts (Optional)

2 eggs

1 cup sour cream

1 ½ cups white sugar

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 ¾ cups mashed ripe bananas

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

½ cup butter, softened

¾ teaspoon salt

2 cups all-purpose flour


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 15×10-inch jelly roll pan.

Beat white sugar, sour cream, 1/2 cup softened butter, and eggs in a bowl with an electric mixer until creamy. Beat in bananas and 2 teaspoons vanilla extract. Add flour, baking soda, and salt; mix for 1 minute. Stir walnuts into batter until evenly incorporated. Spread batter in prepared pan.

Bake in the preheated oven until golden, about 27 minutes. Cool.

Melt 1/2 cup butter in a large saucepan over medium heat until bubbling and golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

Whisk confectioners’ sugar, milk, and vanilla extract into melted butter until a smooth frosting consistency is reached. Spread frosting over cooled banana bars.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 583 calories; protein 5.2g; carbohydrates 90.1g; fat 23.8g; cholesterol 80.4mg; sodium 383.9mg.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Scroll to Top