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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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 very picky eaters) loved these sammies. —Charlotte Gehle, Brownstown, Michigan

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...


Fabulous Fruit Salad

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


Orzo Cheesecake Fruit Salad

10 reviews

This salad features my favorite fruits, complemented by the creamy pudding mix. It even works as a dessert. —Priscilla Gilbert,...


Quick Anise Fruit Bowl

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

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...


Elvis’s Banana Sandwiches

2 reviews

A fruity peanut butter filling sandwiched between slices of banana bread makes for an appealing lunch that will have young...

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...


Banana-Nut Green Salad

1 review

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


Peanut Banana Waldorf

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


Mallow Pineapple Salad

You'll find pineapple chunks, banana slices and marshmallows in this light creamy fluff from Kathy Robinson of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Creamy Banana Lettuce Salad

Nancye Thompson of Paducah, Kentucky dresses up salad greens with fruit, nuts and a yummy banana dressing.


Pineapple Fruit Boat

Served in a pineapple shell, this fancy salad goes together surprisingly quickly with a handful of ingredients. It's an impressive...


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...


Banana Orange Salad

I came up with this salad when an unexpected guest showed up for lunch and I had to make do...

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...


Banana Split Fruit Salad

1 review

Let these whimsical parfaits celebrate the end of a work week and the beginning of a wonderful weekend! Watermelon, bananas...


Frozen Citrus Fruit Cups

3 reviews

Add some sparkle to your next get-together or church supper with these sunny citrus treats. The refreshing cups burst with...


Blueberry Banana Salad

"We have several blueberry bushes in our yard, so using the bounty in this easy salad is a nice change...


Patriotic Banana Split

This lip-smacking salute to summertime is a creative cross between a classic banana split and a fruit salad. A scoop...


Strawberry-Banana Gelatin Salad

11 reviews

Our family gatherings wouldn't be the same without this classic gelatin salad with its festive fruit layers. Since it stays...


Banana Raisin Wraps

"For a quick pick-me-up, try these roll-ups," suggests Peggy Burdick from Burlington, Michigan. "The peanut butter and banana combination is...


Breakfast Fruit Salad

2 reviews

You need just two ingredients to stir up the citrusy dressing that's drizzled over this fruit medley. Teri Albrecht of...

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Orange Banana Salad

1 review

I CAME up with this salad when an unexpected guest showed up for lunch and I had to "make do"...


Island Fruit Salad

3 reviews

I live to serve this side with any main dish. With pina colada yogurt and toasted coconut, the fruit medley...


Toasted PB & Banana Sandwiches

1 review

A sandwich worthy of Elvis himself, this grilled, finger-licking treat may surprise you, too, with its flavor. “I saw the...


Banana Nut Salad

Sharon Mensing from Greenfield, Iowa combines two kid-friendly flavors in this speedy salad. "Children can help out by slicing and...


Summer Spinach Salad

7 reviews

Guests always request the recipe for this fabulous spinach salad. Tossed with ripe banana chunks, fresh strawberries and toasted almonds,...


Summer Fruit Soup

4 reviews

I've served this delightful fruit soup medley for 37 years, and it has never failed to elicit raves from those...