Banana Recipes

Got overripe bananas? Use them up in our cozy recipes with bananas, which include banana bread (of course), but also banana dessert recipes and smoothies.

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PB & Banana French Toast Bake

This is a nice treat for breakfast or brunch. Peanut butter is tasty and full of protein. Spread jam or honey on your slices instead of maple syrup for a fruity change.—Raymonde Bourgeois, Swastika, Ontario

Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats

Talk about wholesome and quick! You'll be satisfied right up until lunchtime with these peanut butter banana overnight oats. —Taste...


Bananas Foster Gelato

The classic combination of bananas and rum is reinvented as an ice cream dish that's even better with ribbons of...


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Dirty Banana Trifle

What could be better than bananas, cookies and Kahlua? You can adjust this to suit your taste, depending on whether...


Coconut Milk Strawberry-Banana Pops

These four-ingredient freezer pops are a delicious way to use up a pint of fresh strawberries. You'll love the hint...

Baked Banana French Toast

This easy overnight recipe makes a delightful breakfast or brunch entrée. The flavor is reminiscent of banana pudding, so I’ve...


Strawberry-Banana Graham Pudding

"I add in additional fruit to get a little closer to all those servings you need every day. You can...

Homemade Banana Split Ice Cream

Summer celebrations with my family aren't complete until I dish out tasty homemade ice cream. This recipe from my mom...


Stewed Holiday Fruit

Dried apricots, prunes and fresh bananas are drizzled with a sweet cider and marmalade sauce in this fruity concoction from...


Six-Fruit Trifle

"For a large group, try doubling this recipe and layering it in a punch bowl," writes Verna Peterson from Omaha,...


Chocolate Banana Cheesecake

“I came up with this special treat for my son, who loves cheesecake and anything with bananas,” says Eileen Sears...

Contest-Winning Banana Cream Pie

I fix this creamy dessert whenever I need a no-fuss treat. Friends are surprised to hear that it's made in...


Strawberry-Banana Gelatin Salad

Our family gatherings wouldn't be the same without this classic gelatin salad with its festive fruit layers. Since it stays...


Frozen Banana Pineapple Cups

You can stir together this sweet tangy fruit mixture with just five ingredients, then pop it in the freezer overnight....


Roasted Banana & Pecan Cheesecake

We keep bananas on hand, but with just two of us in the house, they ripen faster than we can...


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Favorite Banana Cream Pie

This homemade banana cream pie recipe is my mom’s specialty, and this dreamy dessert has a wonderful banana flavor. It...

Banana Pancakes with Berries

Field editor Katie Sloan from Charlotte, North Carolina writes, "With strawberries, banana and a good buttermilk batter, this is my...


Comforting Creamy Banana Pudding

"Our family has made this comforting old-fashioned treat a tradition for holidays, birthdays and Sunday dinners," writes Kelly Shealy of...


Bananas Foster Baked French Toast

Mmm…bananas Foster for breakfast! This yummy baked French toast serves up all the taste of the spectacular dessert in fine...


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Banana Split Icebox Cake

One day a friend showed me how to make a traditional icebox cake with just cream and graham crackers. I...


Banana Nut Muesli

Although I love the flavor of homemade cereals, I rarely have time to make them from scratch. But this cereal...


Peanut-Chip Banana Bread

Bananas, peanut butter and chocolate chips make an irresistible combination in this moist quick bread, assures Nancy Fettig of Billings,...


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Banana Cream Cheesecake

Here is a lovely company dessert that can be made a day or two in advance. This banana cream cheesecake...


Banana Split Supreme

This lovely and delightful dessert has the classic flavor of a banana split. It's a cool, creamy treat with no...

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Overnight Fruit Salad

I first tasted this rich fruit salad at my wedding reception many years ago. The ladies who did the cooking...


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Aunt Marion’s Fruit Salad Dessert

Aunt Marion, my namesake, is like a grandma to me. She gave me this luscious salad recipe, which goes to...


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Banana Cream Pie

Made from our farm-fresh dairy products, this pie was a sensational creamy treat any time Mom served it. Her recipe...


Banana French Toast Bake

Hamburger buns and bananas come together in this whimsical, make-ahead dish the whole family will love. It's the ultimate breakfast...


Frozen Cranberry Banana Salad

A luscious combination of sweet and tangy, crunchy and creamy, this pretty salad makes a great side dish or dessert....


Overnight Salad

A co-worker shared this recipe with me several years ago. It's never failed to be a hit when I serve...