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Joann's Banana Bars

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Ingredients

1/2 cup butter or margarine
1-1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1 cup dairy sour cream
2 very ripe bananas, mashed
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

Cream butter or margarine with sugar. Add eggs; mix well. Add sour cream, mashed bananas, flour, salt, soda and vanilla. Pour into 11x15-inch greased pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes. For doneness, check with toothpick, if clean, bars are baked enough. Options: Nuts may be added. Frost bars if desired

Joann Nelson
Ophiem



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