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Chocolate Chip Banana Bars Recipe

Looking for the perfect ripe bananas recipe? These easy to bake up Chocolate Chip Banana Bars are the best ripe banana dessert on the block. These easy to bake bars are moist, and have a deliciously chewy texture. The chocolate chips add a yummy flavor to them and pair well with the banana.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time22 mins
Total Time32 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana, banana bars, ripe bananas
Servings: 24 bars
Calories: 147cal
Author: Amy Desrosiers
Cost: $4

Equipment

  • jelly roll pan

Ingredients

  • 5 ripe bananas mashed
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups unbleached flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Using a banana masher, mash your bananas in a large bowl.
  • In the same bowl, add your eggs, milk, oil, and sugar.
  • Combine well with a wooden spoon.
  • Add in the salt, baking soda, and flour and combine well with a spoon.
  • Fold in the chocolate chips into the batter.
  • Grease a 10.5 x 15.5 inch sized jelly roll pan and pour in batter.
  • Bake for 22 minutes. Edges will be golden brown. Use a toothpick to test the center of the bars to determine if they are fully baked. It should come out clean when inserted.

Notes

Freezing Instructions
Allow bars to fully cool. Place entire baking sheet in the freezer for 2 hours. Once bars are solid, cut them into squares using a knife. Store in an airtight bag for up to 1 month.
 
Nutritional values may differ and are meant to be a guide. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1bar | Calories: 147cal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 109mg | Potassium: 116mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 62IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg