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Hummingbird Bars and Glaze

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I received this recipe from a friend of mine and when I make them, they go fast.

Ingredients

3 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups mashed bananas
1 cup maraschino cherries, quartered
1 cup chopped nuts
3 eggs, slightly beaten
1 can (8-ounces) crushed pineapple and juice
Glaze:
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
1-3 teaspoons warm milk

Instructions

Grease 11-1/4x17-1/4 inch jelly roll pan. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Dump all ingredients, except glaze, in large bowl and mix together. Spread in pan and bake 30 to 40 minutes until toothpick comes out clean. Mix glaze and spread on warm bars.

Betty Johnson
Moline




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