If not eaten out of hand, bananas most often find their way into desserts or sweet breads. Enjoy this fruit in Banana Cheesecake, Banana Chocolate Chip Bars, Bananas Foster Gelato, or Island-Style Banana Bread.

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Frozen Yogonana Bites

Betty Crocker

Cool off with yummy frozen treats made from three easy, good-for-you ingredients.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Go Bananas for Banana Bread!

The great thing about bananas is that right off the tree, they're a lot like the best kinds of quick bread: moist, substantial, sweet. They've been around forever (they were cultivated by cavemen in southeast Asia) and come in an endless variety (there are even pink ones -- who is going to bring me the pink banana? Who??)

Yogurt and Banana Frozen Dessert

Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... You'll go bananas for this frozen dessert, with pudding-flavored yogurt and bananas in a graham cracker crust, and finished with whipped topping and caramel sauce.

Total: 3 hrs 20 mins

Banana Purses

Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry

Golden, flaky puff pastry "purses" hold a sweet surprise of cinnamon-and-maple scented banana. You'll find that these whimsical dessert bundles are easy to put together.

Total: 1 hr 25 mins

Double-Banana Bread

Betty Crocker

Dried banana chips pump up the flavor in and on top of this bread. The crunchy banana-cereal topping is a bonus.

Total: 3 hrs 25 mins

Banana Salsa Bread

Pace Salsa & Picante

Everyone's favorite quick bread with a surprise! Pace® Salsa adds body and bold flavor to this one-bowl banana bread. Easy to stir together, this bread will disappear almost before it cools!

Total: 1 hr 40 mins

Old-Fashioned Banana Bread

Food & Wine

This extraordinarily simple and tasty banana bread (with a moist center and crispy crust) is a Ritter family heirloom. "The recipe has been in our family for generations," Lisa Ritter says.

Total: 1 hr 30 mins

Banana Cream Pie

Fine Cooking Books

Fragrant vanilla pudding cradled in a graham-cracker crumb crust, topped with bananas and real whipped cream. No wonder this recipe is a reigning favorite.

Banana Bread

Better Homes and Gardens

Here's the perfect solution for using up overripe bananas: Bake a scrumptious walnut-filled bread with this easy recipe.

Upside-Down Banana Split Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

For extra chocolate flavor, use grated bittersweet chocolate for the sprinkles.

Chocolate Chip-Banana Bread

Fine Cooking Magazine
Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Banana Bars with Butter-Rum Frosting

Better Homes and Gardens

This is a great recipe to make when you have overripe bananas at your house. Being extra-ripe means that they are sweeter and are easier to mash.

Red Bananas with Cardamom

Betty Crocker

A Bombayite's version of bananas Foster, this recipe stirs in highly aromatic cardamom for that quintessential flavor associated with many an Indian dessert.

Total: 25 mins

Mucho Choco Tacos

Betty Crocker

Old El Paso® Grand Prize-Winning Recipe Creative and fun from the title to kids' tummies, chocolate-covered taco shells are easy for kids to fill--no tipping!

Total: 40 mins

Banana-Stuffed French Toast

Pepperidge Farm

This will get them out of bed...fresh bananas, sandwiched between slices of vanilla-scented French toast, topped with cinnamon-sugar, blueberries and maple syrup.

Total: 25 mins
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