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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Chocolate-Almond Banana Splits

When your kids just can’t wait to dig into something sweet, put together these speedy banana splits. Experiment with various flavors of ice cream. —Candy McMenamin, Lexington, South Carolina

Cinnamon-Spiced Bananas

The whole family will love this special treat that uses the microwave so it’s ready in a flash. Plus, it’s...


Ice Cream Banana Dessert

Carol Schlagenhauser shares a delightful dessert that couldn’t be easier. “I’ve been making this simple treat since I was a...


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...


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