banana apricot bars

Categories
Dessert
Yield
36 Servings
MeasureIngredient
3 mediums Bananas; extra-ripe, peeled
½ cup Butter or margarine
¾ cup Brown sugar; packed
Eggs
½ cup Apricot or peach preserves
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
2 cups All-purpose flour
½ teaspoon Baking powder
½ teaspoon Baking soda
½ teaspoon Salt
½ cup Chopped pecans
1 cup Confectioner's sugar (up to)
5 teaspoons Lemon juice

GLAZE

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 13x9-inch baking pan. Puree bananas to make 1-½ cups.

Cream together margarine and sugar. Add pureed bananas, eggs, preserves and vanilla. Mix till well blended. (Mixture may appear curdled.) Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add to banana mixture and mix until well blended. Pour into prepared pan.

Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes.

Meanwhile, blend lemon juice into confectioner's sugar to make a smooth, pourable glaze.

Immediately after removing pan from oven, drizzle glaze over top. Cool 5 minutes. Remove from pan and cut into 36 bars.

FROM NEWSPAPER ARTICLE

From a collection of my mother's (Judy Hosey) recipe box which contained lots of her favorite recipes, clippings, etc. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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