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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Cast-Iron Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

11 reviews

I love this cast-iron banana bread because it cooks evenly every time. The end result is so moist and delicious! —Ashley Hudd, Holton, Michigan

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...


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 Chocolate Chip Muffins

5 reviews

My husband, the shameless chocoholic of the household, thought these muffins needed mini chocolate chips. Guests agreed—and they also love...


Marcie’s Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

2 reviews

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

Banana Chip Pancakes

17 reviews

Birthday-morning special, these fluffy banana chocolate chip pancakes can be flavor adjusted to your heart's content! One of my kids...


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Fluffy Bunny Pancakes

2 reviews

Kids will love that it's as tasty as it is cute. If you're in a rush, you can substitute pancake...

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

8 reviews

In Oak Creek, Wisconsin, Lauren Heyn bakes up these yummy treats. Lots of banana flavor and plenty of chocolate chips...


Chocolate Ice Cream Topping

4 reviews

Few desserts are as quick and delicious as an ice cream sundae. Sliced bananas, a maraschino cherry and this fast...


Banana Muffins with Miniature Chocolate Chips

15 reviews

These muffins are a good way to use up over-ripe bananas. You can make them the night before so they're...


Chocolate Banana Cheesecake

1 review

“I came up with this special treat for my son, who loves cheesecake and anything with bananas,” says Eileen Sears...

Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

20 reviews

These banana muffins are my kids' favorite. I adapt it for adults by adding chopped nuts or dried apricots.


Chocolate Banana Muffins

54 reviews

I bake something almost every day—either in the morning before everyone's awake or in the evening. I whip up these...


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Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

121 reviews

These soft banana cookies have a cakelike texture and lots of flavor that everyone seem to love. It's one of...


Judy’s Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

27 reviews

I received this chocolate chip banana recipe from my co-worker and dear friend, Judy, years ago. When she gave it...


Banana Mocha-Chip Muffins

8 reviews

These moist muffins combine my two favorite things—chocolate and coffee. The banana is just an added flavor bonus. —Melissa Williams,...

Peanut-Chip Banana Bread

3 reviews

Bananas, peanut butter and chocolate chips make an irresistible combination in this moist quick bread, assures Nancy Fettig of Billings,...


Banana Split Cookies

This banana-shaped cookie is garnished with homemade frosting, a chocolate drizzle and nuts and cherries. It really looks like a...


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....


Elvis Banana Bread

6 reviews

As a toddler, my son loved bananas, so we always had them in the house. We didn't always eat them...


Chocolate Chip Elvis Pancakes

1 review

I'm one of 13 children, so making a recipe that everyone likes can be a challenge. This chocolate peanut butter...


Frozen Chocolate Monkey Treats

4 reviews

Everyone needs a fun, friendly way for kids to play with food. These rich bites are nutty and yummy. Just...


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Favorite Banana Chip Muffins

43 reviews

These banana chocolate chip muffins are one of the first things my husband gets hungry for when he’s home from...


Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

61 reviews

Combining two favorite flavors—rich chocolate and ripe bananas—makes these muffins doubly good. —Donna Brockett, Kingfisher, Oklahoma

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Chocolate Ribbon Banana Loaf

4 reviews

This bread is a combination of three of my favorite foods: bananas, chocolate, and peanut butter. I try to make...


Chocolate Chip-Banana Belgian Waffles

Gluten-free pancake mix and rice milk are the secret ingredients in this treat from my cookbook, Cooking for Isaiah: Gluten-Free...


Banana-Almond Milk Shakes

1 review

A few sips of this flavorful shake will curb the hungriest sweet tooth. For a lighter version, substitute a tablespoon...


Banana Chip Cake

9 reviews

This is my version of Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey Ice Cream (my favorite!) in a cake. The hardest part...


Potato Chip Banana Bread Cookies

My 5-year-old wanted to bake a cake with potato chips and bananas. I couldn't quite manage that, but I did...