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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Pumpkin Banana Muffins

3 reviews

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

Banana Cream & Peanut Butter Mousse Pie

My pie is special because it is ultra creamy and has three foods I desire most—peanut butter, banana and milk...



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...


Jumbo Banana-Pecan Muffins

18 reviews

These tender muffins are topped with a delightful streusel. They make a great treat for Christmas morning when served with...

Banana Cranberry Dessert

1 review

This cool, creamy dessert prompts recipe requests whenever I take it to covered-dish. The mellow flavor of bananas complements the...


Cherry Banana Mini Loaves

1 review

This recipe has been passed down from my mom's mother. The addition of chocolate chips and dried cherries makes it...

Banana Bundles with Caramel Sauce

These attractive bundles from our Test Kitchen have the fantastic flavor of Bananas Foster. It’s best to use firm bananas...


Banana-Walnut Mini Loaves

10 reviews

We have many walnut trees in Pennsylvania. You have to collect and crack a lot of nuts for a pound...


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...


Banana Cream Meringue Pie

1 review

I grew up on a farm in Alberta, and I still remember my mom's pies, fresh from the oven for...

White Chocolate Banana Pie

2 reviews

I developed this recipe based on a popular pie served at an Atlanta restaurant. Everyone looks forward to this dessert...


Sweet Potato Banana Bake

4 reviews

This yummy casserole makes what's good for you taste good too. Pairing bananas with sweet potatoes unites two power foods...


Banana Cheesecake Dessert

12 reviews

Jessica Simerly uses convenience items to create this layered crowd-pleaser that features cheesecake, bananas, and chocolate and caramel sauces. "Once...


Good Ol’ Banana Muffins

7 reviews

These golden old-fashioned muffins are a great treat anytime.—Clyde Blount, Pearl, Mississippi


Cinnamon-Raisin Banana Bread Pudding

My family likes to change the toppings for this luscious dessert. We use berries, chopped nuts or fruit, ice cream,...

Special Banana Nut Bread

131 reviews

This extra-special banana bread makes a wonderful gift for friends and neighbors. The recipe makes two loaves, so I can...


Chocolate & Peanut Butter Pudding Pie with Bananas

8 reviews

I created this pie in tribute to Elvis, who was my favorite entertainer, and to Hershey, Pennsylvania, the town where...


Pumpkin Pie Smoothies

1 review

My pie-flavored smoothie is loaded with fruit. The spices make it all come together. —Karen Sikora, Dayton, Nevada


Frozen Cranberry Banana Salad

5 reviews

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


Cranberry-Banana Smoothies

When the big meal is over, I make a smoothie using leftover cranberry sauce. Don’t have a frozen banana? Use...


Graham Cracker Banana Split Dessert

38 reviews

My father-in-law is diabetic, but this creamy pudding dessert is one treat he can eat. It has all the flavors...


Cranberry Banana Bread

9 reviews

Studded with cranberries and nuts, these moist golden loaves make wonderful breakfast treats and gifts for grateful friends. I experimented...


Banana Wheat Bread

7 reviews

A subtle banana flavor comes through in this moist whole wheat loaf. Flecked with poppy seeds, the sweet slices are...

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Pumpkin Banana Bread

17 reviews

I came across these loaves in a local newspaper about 10 years ago, and I still make this pumpkin banana...


Banana Nut Bread

8 reviews

This quick bread is a family favorite, so I always try to have ripe bananas on hand for this recipe....


Roasted Banana & Pecan Cheesecake

3 reviews

We keep bananas on hand, but with just two of us in the house, they ripen faster than we can...


Easy Banana Bread

44 reviews

I watch several youngsters each day while their parents are at work. They come running when I announce it's time...