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    Waikiki Banana Bars

    Source of Recipe


    List of Ingredients

    1/4 cup shortening
    1 cup brown sugar, packed
    1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract
    1/2 tablespoon lemon extract
    1 cup mashed banana (About 2 medium bananas)
    1 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
    1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    1 1/2 teaspoons salt
    1/2 cup of chopped nuts (whatever you like)

    For coating
    1/3 cup powdered sugar
    1 teaspoon cinnamon


    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. Cream shortening and brown sugar.
    3. Add extracts and banana, beating well.
    4. Sift flour, salt and baking powder; add to wet mixture.
    5. Stir in nuts.
    6. Pour into well-greased 11 X 7-inch baking pan.
    7. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.
    8. While still warm, cut into bars and remove from pan.
    9. Mix: 1/3 cup powdered sugar and 1 tsp cinnamon.
    10. Gently roll bars in mixture while slightly warm.
    11. Store in airtight container.




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