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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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 of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Chocolate Chip, PB & Banana Sandwiches

I love finding new ways to combine peanut butter, chocolate and bananas. I was shocked when my nephews (who are...


Banana Oat Breakfast Cookies

4 reviews

I used to buy name-brand breakfast cookies from the supermarket, but since I found this recipe I've enjoyed making my...


Pear-Blueberry Ambrosia with Creamy Lime Dressing

1 review

This dessert is delicious and decadent, yet is chock-full of healthy fruit with a creamy lime dressing; the blueberries provide...


Quick Anise Fruit Bowl

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

Banana Date-Nut Mini Muffins

2 reviews

“These little muffins have so much flavor they don't need butter or jam or anything else to make them complete....


Fruit & Nut Salad

1 review

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

Banana Pancake for One

9 reviews

Get a delicious start to the day with this tender and hearty pancake recipe for one. I like to experiment...


Peanut Butter-Banana Muffins

6 reviews

These bite-sized muffins make a delightful treat. Banana and peanut butter are ideal partners and taste terrific with chocolate. —Patty...


Mini Banana Nut Bread

5 reviews

“This recipe won several blue ribbons at our county and Nebraska State Fairs,” writes Anna Marie Moore from Aurora, Nebraska....


Glazed Fruit Medley

12 reviews

The orange dressing on this salad complements the fresh fruit flavors beautifully. It’s perfect for a spring or summer brunch....

Fruit Salad with Vanilla

6 reviews

Peach pie filling is the secret ingredient in this crowd-pleasing salad. Make it throughout the year using whatever fruits are...


Whole Wheat Banana Bread

2 reviews

"A hint of orange livens up this moist and nutty banana bread," says Kathy Merrick from Hammond, Indiana. "I've taken...


Easy Fruit Salad with Coconut

I love fresh fruit salads. With this simple recipe, I can enjoy one even in January! This colorful salad complements...


Creamy Tropical Fruit Salad

8 reviews

I needed a speedy salad for a luncheon recently, used what I had available and everyone loved it! Light, fluffy...


Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal

2 reviews

The classic flavors of peanut butter and bananas come together in this yummy oatmeal. It’s a healthy recipe that fits...

Banana Crepes

10 reviews

I like to serve this impressive treat at parties. The pleasant banana-orange flavor makes it wonderful for dinner or brunch....


Apple-Banana Oatmeal

1 review

"This special oatmeal gets me going in the morning and makes me feel great all day," reports Linda Hocking of...


Peanut Banana Waldorf

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


Banana-Pear Caterpillar

7 reviews

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


Banana-Nut Corn Bread

6 reviews

A boxed corn bread mix gets a tasty treatment from Janice France of Depauw, Indiana when dressed up with bananas...


Banana Nut Yeast Bread

2 reviews

A friend gave me this recipe more than 30 years ago. She liked it because it requires no kneading but...


Strawberry-Banana French Toast

1 review

My husband and I are avid cooks. In fact, we feel like most of our 30 years together have been...


Banana-Stuffed French Toast

My family liked this French toast so much when they first tried it on vacation that I came up with...

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Monkey Muffins

74 reviews

These bite-sized peanut butter, banana and chocolate chip muffins will be a favorite with your family and friends. It's also...


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Gluten-Free Banana Bread

167 reviews

This gluten-free banana bread recipe isn't dry and crumbly—it tastes like the real thing. I hope you try it! —Gladys...


Wholesome Banana Bread

5 reviews

“In an effort to make more healthy homemade breakfasts, I cut a lot of fat out of my regular banana...


Brown Sugar & Banana Oatmeal

16 reviews

Oatmeal is a favorite breakfast food, quick, easy and filling. I came up with this version by using some of...


Banana Oatmeal Pancakes

8 reviews

These pancakes have less sodium per serving than other pancakes made from mixes. Decrease sodium even further by stretching the...


Banana-Chip Muffin Mix

3 reviews

Here's a chocolate-dotted version of classic banana bread. Jars of the layered mix always go over big during the holidays....