Bananas Foster Cookie Bars
 
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After having had Bananas Foster on her first date with her now husband, Jessica developed these bars as a reminder of how it all began.
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Serves: 12
Ingredients
Crumb Layer:
  • 1 stick of butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 tsp rum extract
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup flour
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp salt
Banana Layer:
  • 3 very ripe bananas
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 4 TBSP butter
Instructions
Crumb Layer
  1. In a large bowl mix together the butter and sugar and add the egg and vanilla.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine the dry ingredients.
  3. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients.
  4. Pour all but ¼ of the batter evenly into a greased 9 inch square pan. Bake at 350F for 20 minutes.
  5. Set aside to cool.
Banana Layer
  1. Meanwhile let’s make the banana layer for the bars.
  2. Over low heat, melt butter, sugar and cinnamon stirring until almost dissolved.
  3. Add in the bananas and sauté for another 3-5 minutes until all the sugar has been dissolved.
  4. Mash the bananas with a potato masher and spread evenly over the cooled cookie bars.
  5. Top with the remaining dough by crumbling it over the banana filling.
  6. Bake at 350F for an additional 10 minutes until the top is nice and slightly golden brown.
  7. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 day before cutting into 2 inch squares.
Recipe by The Orgasmic Chef at https://orgasmicchef.com/food-writer-fridays/food-writer-fridays-jessica-maher-from-kitchenbelleicious-com/