January: Roasted Banana Bars with Browned Butter–Pecan Frosting
This dish, winner of the desserts category in the 2008 Ultimate Reader Recipe Contest, starts with roasted bananas, which adds caramelized notes to their tropical sweetness. Those flavor the light-and-fluffy
bars, which are topped with cream cheese icing and chopped pecans for the perfect amount of tanginess and crunch.
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