Banana Walnut Bars

Prep 5 min


Cook 40 min


Ready in 45 min

With bananas, walnuts, and chunks of chocolate, this recipe has your favorite banana bread flavors packed into convenient bars.


  • ½ tbsp (7 mL) oil for greasing
  • ½ cup (125 mL) salted butter, melted
  • 1½ cups (375 mL) light brown sugar
  • 2   large eggs
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract
  • 1½ cup (375 mL) flour
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1   large banana, mashed (about ½ cup/125 mL
  • 3.5 oz. (100 g) milk chocolate, chopped
  • ½ cup (125 mL) walnuts, chopped
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) powdered sugar
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) cinnamon


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Brush or spray the Large Round Stone with oil.
  2. Whisk together the melted butter and brown sugar in a large bowl. Add the eggs and vanilla, and whisk until well combined.
  3. Add the flour, salt, and banana to the mixture and stir until the ingredients are incorporated. Fold in the chocolate and walnuts.
  4. Pour the batter onto the greased stone and spread evenly to the edges. Bake for 30–35 minutes, or until golden brown and a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove from the oven and cool.
  5. For the topping, combine the powdered sugar and cinnamon; dust the top of bars. Cut into 16 squares and serve.


  • 16  servings

Nutrients per serving:

U.S. nutrients per serving: Calories 250, Total Fat 11 g, Saturated Fat 5 g, Cholesterol 40 mg, Sodium 140 mg, Carbohydrate 37 g, Fiber 1 g, Sugars 26 g (includes 24 g added sugar), Protein 3 g

Cook's Tips:

Try using dark chocolate and ½ cup (125 mL) less sugar for a version that’s great with your morning coffee or tea.

Wrap your leftovers in plastic wrap (or our reusable storage bags) and put them in the freezer for a grab-and-go treat.

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