Banana Chocolate Chip Blondie Bars

Banana Chocolate Chip Blondie Bars

If you’re a fan of banana bread, you’re going to LOVE these banana chocolate chip blondies. Once you taste them, I promise you will never go back to banana bread again.

These bars are super moist, dense, and ooey gooey. Plus, the banana and chocolate chip combo is to die for.

They are also super easy to make. No mixer needed. With just a few basic ingredients, a mixing bowl, spoon and 25 minute baking time, these banana blondies are all yours. It really doesn’t get much easier than this.Banana Chocolate Chip Blondie Bars

If chocolate is not your thing, that’s fine. Dump the chocolate chips and add half a cup of your favorite chopped nuts or better yet, make these with just banana, and have the best ever banana blondies!Banana Chocolate Chip Blondie BarsBanana Chocolate Chip Blondie Bars

Banana Chocolate Chip Blondie Bars

4.6 from 11 reviews
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Serves: 9
Recipe can be doubled for a 9x13 pan cook time will be around 30-35 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 1 stick (½ cup) salted butter, melted (unsalted can be used as well with the addition of ¼ tsp salt)
  • 1 cup light brown sugar (dark can also be used)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ cup mashed banana (1 large banana)
  • ½ cup chocolate chips (or chopped nuts)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Line an 8x8 baking dish with parchment paper or foil and spray with cooking spray. Set aside

  2. In a large bowl combine the melted butter and brown sugar. Mix until combined. Add vanilla and egg, mix until fully incorporated. Add four and stir until combined. Next add the mashed banana and chocolate chips. Stir just until combined without over mixing. Pour into greased pan. Bake for 22-28 minutes.

  3. Cool for at least 10 minutes before cutting. Cut into 9 large bars or 16 small squares. Store covered in fridge for up to 1 week.

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21 Comments

  • Rozele

    Yummy!!! Just took these out of the oven. Shared a piece with my 2yr old. They are delicious!! She wanted to eat the whole thing! Haha

  • Beth

    I followed the recipe except did no chocolate chips and did cranberries instead and 1/4 cup white chocolate chips. SO GOOOD! This recipe rocks on so many levels!!! Hard to mess up. 🙂
    God is good!

  • Penny Parker

    OH. MY. GOSH!!! These are AMAZING!!!! We had a batch of organic bananas go bad and this recipe caught my eye as something different. Wow!!!! Better than banana bread. We can’t get enough of these and are now waiting for MORE bananas to get old. Everyone should make this!

  • Carolyn Wyse

    These are amazing! They’ve even replaced homemade chocolate cookies as my family’s favorite dessert. I’ve tried them with just 2/3 cup of sugar and like them even better. Thanks so much for sharing the recipe!

  • Karen Crist

    It’s official , brought them to work and every one luv them , you can really play with the recipe( i.e. more bananas, more or less or kind of sugar ) . I instead of lining my pan I buttered and dusted with cinnamon and sugar so it wouldn’t stick . These are fab!!!!

  • Kate

    Has anyone ever tried other flours in place of the AP flour? My mom is gluten free but I don’t have a GF AP flour. I do have ground oat flour, rice flour, millet flour and sorghum flour. I’m wondering which one or a combination of some would be best.

  • Alina

    These are in the oven right now! I subbed applesauce for eggs and used almond/GF AP mix for the flour and added pecans instead of chocolate.

  • Corinne

    Just made these with the following ingredients (I did not want to go to the store!): I used 1/2 cup coconut oil vs. one of the 1/2 cups butter, 2 bananas because I had them in the freezer, and 3/4 cup brown sugar. Just ate one and it was very good! Very moist and cannot wait to share them with my elderly neighbor. Thanks for the recipe!

  • HEATHER

    Ok.. i made this recipe.. except i doubled it.. amd put it in a foil pan, used non stick baking spray by pam. And baked for 53 min.. they turned out AWESOMe!!!!

  • Rachel

    These are delicious! I followed the recipe exactly (doubled for a 9×13), cooked for 35 min and they were perfectly done and super moist! I was skeptical since there was no leavening agent in this recipe, but apparently it doesn’t need it, since they turned out so great without it!

  • Jessica

    i’ve made these 3 times now and they are amazing. the only thing i added one of the times was 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon. this is one of my new favorite recipes!

  • Stephanie

    I have a question in regard to your recipe is the flour AP or SR? Thanks !!! I’m in the middle of making them so I’m using AP will let you know how they turn out……

    • Layla

      This is kind of late but it’s always all-purpose flour unless other wise stated. Please let us know what flour you ended up using last night and how it turned out.

  • ANH

    I made these with 3/4 cup brown sugar but otherwise followed the recipe exactly. I baked it in a Pyrex dish so it took much longer than stated (˜40 min). Even then, I thought they could’ve used a few more minutes in the oven, but my husband thought they were fine. VERY moist!

  • Aiste

    These are divine! The kids loved it! I used only 3/4 cup sugar and 1/4 cup of chocolate chips, but added two mashed bananas instead. Blondies turned out very moist and very sweet.

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