Monkey BarsSubmitted by: BEAR_GURL
IntroductionFrom Women's Day Magazine, September 2010 From Women's Day Magazine, September 2010
1 2/3 cup mashed, ripe bananas (about 5)
3/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
1/4 cup oil
2 large eggs
1 3/4 cup white whole-wheat flour
1 cup mini chocolate chips
2 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 15x10x1/2 inch baking pan with non-stick aluminum foil (let extend 2 inches above pan and at both ends). Whisk mashed bananas, sugar, oil, milk, eggs, vanilla, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in large bowl until mixed throughouly. Whisk in flour just until blended; gently stir in 1/2 cup of mini chocolate chips. Spread batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle remaining chocolate chips on top. Bake 15-20 mins until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Holding foil by both ends, lift from pan onto a cutting board. Carefully cut lengthwise in 4 strips and then cut each strip into 10; remove foil.
Per bar: 80 calories 1 g protein 13 g carbs 1 g fiber 3 g fat (1 g sat. fat) 11mg cholesterol 52 mg sodium
Number of Servings: 40
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Hi Bear Gurl, the recipe instructions call for milk, but the ingredient list has no milk... how much milk is required ? I am in process of making these, so I guess I'll just wing it.. but would like to know for future... thanks !
Hi again, I used 1/4 cup milk and they came out delicious.. thx ! - 8/26/10
I'm adding this one to my cookbook! This is what's known as sinfully delicious...So how many pounds am I going to gain by making this for myself (since I live alone)? LOL. Add some ground cloves, even better, and bump up the cinnamon to 1 Tablespoon. Good for blood sugar. - 8/11/10