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Banana Nut Brownies

 Banana Nut Brownies
This recipe comes from my Grandma Schlientz. Anytime there are ripe bananas around our house, it's Banana Nut Brownie time! People are always surprised to learn there are bananas in the brownies.
16 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, melted, cooled
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (2-1/2 to 3 medium)
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • Confectioners' sugar, optional

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine butter, sugar and cocoa. Stir in eggs, milk and
  • vanilla. Blend in flour, baking powder and salt. Stir in bananas and
  • nuts.
  • Pour into a greased 9-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for
  • 40-45 minutes or until brownies test done. Cool on a wire rack. Just
  • before serving, dust with confectioners' sugar if desired. Yield: 16
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 163 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 128 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.