- 3/4 cup butter or margarine, divided
- 8 whole graham crackers (approx.)
- 6 BANANAS, divided
- 4 medium eggs
- 2 cups sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
- 3/4 cup baking cocoa
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees F.
MELT 1/4 cup butter and put into 13x9-inch pan, tip to coat. Cover bottom of pan with a single layer of whole graham cracker (they may be cut with a serrated knife, if necessary).
MASH enough banana to make 1 cup mashed banana, set aside. Thinly slice the remaining bananas and arrange on graham crackers. Add to the mashed banana, 1/2 cup melted butter, eggs, sugar, and vanilla. Sift in flour, cocoa and backing powder. Stir just to blend. Pour carefully into prepared pan. If desired, sprinkle with walnuts.
BAKE 30 to 35 minutes or until set in center. Cool, cut into squares or bars.