Chances are...if there is "Banana" desserts on the menu that is
what I will always choose above any sweet treat, Banana's Foster,
Banana Cream Pie, Banana Pudding you name it. I'm a banana
addict. This recipe had my name all over it! Try it!!!
Banana Whoopie Pies
1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 bananas, mashed
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 (8oz) package cream cheese, softened
1 cup creamy peanut butter
3 Tbsp. butter, softened
1 cup confectioner's sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1) In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy.
Beat in egg and vanilla. In a small bowl, combine bananas and
buttermilk. Combine the flour, salt, baking powder and baking
soda. Gradually add to creamed mixture alternately with banana
2) Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto parchment paper-
lined baking sheets. Bake at 350* for 12-15 minutes. Cool for
2 minutes before removing from pans and then place on wire
rack to cool completely.
3) For filling, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese, peanut butter
and butter until fluffy. Beat in confectioners sugar and vanilla
until smooth. Spread filling on bottom half of cookies and top
with remaining cookie.