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

    PB & Banana French Toast Bake

    This is a nice treat for breakfast or brunch. Peanut butter is tasty and full of protein. Spread jam or...


    Peanutty Strawberry Banana Smoothies

    I like that this strawberry banana smoothie recipe is fairly light, but the peanut butter gives it some protein to...


    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 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...

    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...


    Maple Nut Banana Bread

    Banana bread rises to a whole new level when you add maple syrup, sour cream and pecans—and a cinnamon-spiced streusel....

    Pear-Blueberry Ambrosia with Creamy Lime Dressing

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


    Peanut Banana Bread

    "My family literally comes running when they smell this bread baking." Between the thick chocolate layer and the crumbly topping,...


    Banana Date-Nut Mini Muffins

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


    Fruit & Nut Salad

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

    Banana Pecan Cake with Coconut Frosting

    One of my brothers always requested this banana cake for his birthday. When my mom entered the cake recipe to...


    Gluten-Free Banana Walnut Muffins

    “I’ve been cooking gluten-free since 2003, when my husband was diagnosed with celiac disease. Over the years, I’ve managed to...


    Banana-Hazelnut Cake

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


    Jumbo Banana-Pecan Muffins

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


    Banana-Hazelnut Pain Perdu Duet

    The ultimate breakfast at our house is French toast with warm bananas and Nutella. Pass it around with confectioners' sugar,...

    Peanut Butter & Banana Smoothie

    What kids wouldn’t love waking up to this creamy peanut butter banana smoothie? For a fun variation, substitute chocolate syrup...


    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...


    Banana Hazelnut Waffles

    This recipe was created from my love of hazelnuts. My family loves these light, crisp waffles.—Karen Bomberger, Auburn, Alabama


    Gluten-Free Banana Nut Muffins

    You don't have to be gluten-intolerant to appreciate the sweet flavor of grains and bananas in these delectable muffins. —gingerlemongirl,...


    Peanut Butter-Banana Muffins

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


    Banana Nut Cupcakes

    These moist cupcakes from Vicki Abrahamson taste like little loaves of banana bread. "I keep ripe bananas in the freezer,...


    Mini Banana Nut Bread

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


    Peanut Butter Banana Cake

    I've had this well-worm recipe for as long as I've been married. I often make it for potluck functions. The...

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    Glazed Bananas in Phyllo Nut Cups

    I enjoy making this fast yet fancy dessert for my wife. The phyllo cups can be baked, cooled and stored...


    Banana-Nut Green Salad

    Ripe sliced bananas and crunchy ginger-roasted walnuts create a yummy combo in this fresh tossed salad. Swap in Gorgonzola cheese...


    Banana-Nut Bundt Cake

    June Yeates shares this eye-appealing cake that has a temptingly tropical twist in every slice. "If you like, sprinkle confectioners'...


    Poppy Seed-Banana Mini Loaves

    These lovely loaves from Katherine Stallwood of Kennewick, Washington are absolutely perfect for gift giving. A surprising hint of orange...


    Banana-Walnut Mini Loaves

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


    Banana-Nut Waffle Cake

    I wanted to use waffles in a creative way and came up with an idea of making a cake out...