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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    Air-Fryer Breakfast Cookies

    I used to buy name-brand breakfast cookies from the supermarket, but since I found this recipe I've enjoyed making my cookies more than buying them. —Linda Burciaga

    Pumpkin Banana Muffins

    These pumpkin banana muffins are the perfect bite-sized snack for fall. —Desiree Rasch, Blue Springs, Missouri


    Gluten-Free Banana Coffee Cake

    I created this gluten-free coffee cake for people on special diets. Those who are lactose intolerant, allergic to eggs or...


    Bananas Foster Gelato

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


    Banana Split Cake Bars

    Summer isn’t summer without a banana split or two, and these fun bars bring that same delicious flavor in potluck-perfect...

    Roasted Banana Bread Pudding

    Old-fashioned banana bread pudding gets a decadent upgrade with the addition of eggnog. The velvety smooth sauce and golden brown...


    Banana Cream Sandwich Cookies

    People go bananas for these! These rich little sandwiches are a nice change of pace on a Christmas platter, and...

    Banana Oat Breakfast Cookies

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


    Go Bananas Crumb Bread

    We get a lot of rain in Oregon, and I often find myself cooking and baking to help keep the...


    Go Bananas Whoopie Pies

    I love anything with peanut butter, so when I saw this recipe for soft banana cookies with a yummy peanut...


    Bananas Foster Surprise Cupcakes

    This recipe was inspired by the classic dessert, which I had for the first time at a restaurant with my...


    Fabulous Fruit Salad

    This refreshing fruit salad bursts with a delightful citrus flavor. The recipe makes a big batch so it’s perfect for...


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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,...


    Cream-Filled Banana Cupcakes

    The creamy filling is a surprise in these yummy banana cupcakes. A sprinkling of confectioners' sugar is all you need...


    Glazed Coconut-Banana Bread

    Give your celebration a tropical flair with this exotic variation of banana bread. It’s quick to prepare, giving you plenty...

    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-Hazelnut Cake

    Special occasions call for outstanding desserts that take a little more time to prepare. I often cake and freeze the...


    Creamy Yogurt Ice Pops

    These fun, refreshing peach pops get smooth, creamy goodness from yogurt. Any fruit can be substituted in the recipe. We’ve...


    Marcie’s Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

    I’ve got a super moist muffin that’s a big hit at our house—tender inside and lightly crisp outside. I use...


    Coconut Banana Cookies

    This is a springtime variation on my grandma's banana drop cookies and, with tons of coconut flavor, it's perfect for...


    Banana Berry Muffins

    In Pembina, North Dakota, Alyce Wyman bakes up these moist muffins with a sweet nut topping. “The original recipe called...


    Makeover Frosted Banana Bars

    I've made these banana bars many times, always with favorable comments and requests for the recipe. With this makeover, you...


    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...

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    Banana Cream Chocolate Truffles

    This truffle recipe was created from ripe bananas and my imagination, and the outcome blew my family and friends away!...


    Best Banana Ice Cream

    My son-in-law says this is the best banana ice cream he’s ever had. It’s always requested at family gatherings. —Donna...


    Christmas Banana Bread

    This bread is a pretty addition to the table during the holidays. Cherries, walnuts and chocolate chips give fast festive...


    Banana-Pecan Sweet Rolls

    Banana adds fun flavor to standard sweet rolls. I've been known to serve these mouthwatering rolls for dessert, too!—Dorothy Pritchett,...


    Moist Banana Bread

    I found this recipe in a family cookbook, and it’s been a favorite ever since. Everyone seems to like it,...


    Banana Cream Cake Trifle

    Whether they're young or young at heart, all at your table will love this fun, retro dessert. Bonus: You can...