Perhaps Mitt's Michigan roots can propel him to a win in his native state tomorrow.
Romney Native-Son Bias Banana Bars
24 bar cookies
Nepotism can be sweet...
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softenedshopping list
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup toasted chopped walnuts (optional)
Heat oven to 350°F. Line 10x15-inch jelly roll pan with foil; spray with nonstick cooking spray.
shopping listCream butter and sugars in large bowl. Add eggs; mix well. Beat in bananas. Add combined flour, soda, and salt to batter alternately with sour cream until well blended. Spread batter evenly in prepared pan.
Bake for 24 to 28 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.
While bars are cooling, beat frosting ingredients in medium bowl with electric mixer. Spread over cooled bars. Sprinkle with toasted walnuts if desired.
To toast walnuts, spread in single layer on baking sheet. Bake at 375°F for 5 to 7 minutes or until fragrant and lightly toasted.