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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Strawberry Banana Spritzer

This easy-to-fix breakfast beverage is smooth and refreshing. The bananas and strawberries can be blended ahead of time and frozen, saving time on the day of your meal.

Fruit & Nut Salad

The festive colors in this salad make it a delightful addition to the holiday spread. Quick and easy, this recipe...


Pineapple Sunrise Smoothies

"This great-tasting beverage is an easy way to get kids to eat their fruit," notes Diana Mueller of Las Vegas,...


Blueberry Mango Smoothies

Tofu lends a shake-like thickness to this fruit-filled smoothie from our Test Kitchen. It's a welcome treat for those on...


Banana Split Dessert for Two

This refreshing dessert creates such a pretty picture, it's sure to be met with compliments. It has all the flavors...

Banana Delight Dessert

My dessert can be styled to look like a glowing candle. Just stand the banana slice up in the middle...


Banana-Pear Caterpillar

With Sherry's guidance, Kendra Paige-Wrischnik, now 11, transformed banana and pear slices into this creepy crawler. "The girls' brother, Joey,...

Summer Spinach Salad

Guests always request the recipe for this fabulous spinach salad. Tossed with ripe banana chunks, fresh strawberries and toasted almonds,...


Tropical Bananas

Lime provides the refreshing twist to this exotic-tasting dessert that's quick, healthy and delicious. I sometimes like to serve it...


Banana Raisin Wraps

"For a quick pick-me-up, try these roll-ups," suggests Peggy Burdick from Burlington, Michigan. "The peanut butter and banana combination is...


Tropical Banana Splits

When we kids were growing up, this was a special treat because my mother didn't make it that often.
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Strawberry Banana Fluff

Desserts don't come any easier than this recipe, which is quite good, too.


Festive Pineapple Boat

"My fondest childhood memories are centered in the kitchen with my mother," recounts Susan Phelan of Tallahassee, Florida. Reminiscent of...


Chocolate-Hazelnut Fruit Pizza

You can prepare this snackable pizza in just 10 minutes! It's a fun way to sneak in those daily servings...


Pineapple-Glazed Fruit Medley

This recipe goes well with any meal as a dessert or side dish. The glaze makes it shine.