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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Fabulous Fruit Salad

This refreshing fruit salad bursts with a delightful citrus flavor. The recipe makes a big batch so it’s perfect for a holiday potluck.—Mary Louise Fash, Walterboro, South Carolina

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Orzo Cheesecake Fruit Salad

This salad features my favorite fruits, complemented by the creamy pudding mix. It even works as a dessert. —Priscilla Gilbert,...


Quick Anise Fruit Bowl

This refreshing medley has become a family favorite for breakfast and brunch. You could even serve the fruit with a...


Peanut Banana Waldorf

This is a combination of two different salads that my children liked when they were growing up. It probably originated...


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...

Festive Pineapple Boat

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


Frosted Pineapple Lemon Gelatin

A refreshing, summery treat, this dessert incorporates ginger ale to add a zesty bite.
—Penny Burpeau, Londonderry, New Hampshire

Festive Fruit Salad

This refreshing beautiful salad has become a favorite of everyone who's tried it. My bowl always comes home empty when...


Banana Split Marshmallow Salad

This is an old standby I take to potlucks and other gathering. When I do, people ask, "Who brought that...


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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...


Frozen Citrus Fruit Cups

Add some sparkle to your next get-together or church supper with these sunny citrus treats. The refreshing cups burst with...

Frozen Cranberry Banana Salad

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


Fruit Salad with Apricot Dressing

When I serve this lovely refreshing salad for picnics and holidays, the bowl empties fast. —Carol Lambert, El Dorado, Arkansas


Banana Poppy Seed Dressing

Here's a lightly sweet, refreshing dressing that lets the flavor of banana come through. A homemaker with four grown children,...


Overnight Salad

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


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Overnight Fruit Salad

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