Recipe for Butterscotch Banana Bars


    Butterscotch Banana Bars

    1/2 cup butter or margarine
    1/2 cup granulated sugar
    3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
    2 eggs
    2 cups all-purpose flour
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1 teaspoon salt
    1/2 cup buttermilk
    3 ripe bananas

    In a bowl, combine margarine or butter, sugars and eggs. Add flour, soda, salt, buttermilk and ripe bananas. Beat at medium speed with mixer until well combined. Pour into a greased 15 x 10-inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 to 35 minutes. Cool and frost.

    4 tablespoons butter
    1 1/2 cups light brown sugar
    4 tablespoons milk
    2 cups confectioners' sugar
    Chopped nuts, if desired

    In a saucepan, melt together butter, brown sugar and milk. Do not boil. Stir in confectioners' sugar until smooth. Pour immediately over Butterscotch Banana Bars. Sprinkle with chopped nuts, if desired.

    Makes about 3 dozen.