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- 1 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup Land O' Lakes® Margarine, softened
- 1 1/2 cups (about 4) mashed ripe bananas
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tsp. baking powder
- 1 tsp. baking soda
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
- Powdered sugar, if desired
Heat oven to 350°F. Combine sugar and Land O' Lakes® Margarine in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add bananas, egg and vanilla; continue beating, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Reduce speed to low; add flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Beat, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.
Drop 1 1/2 cups batter by spoonfuls into greased 13x9-inch baking pan. To remaining batter in bowl, add cocoa; beat at low speed until well mixed.
Drop spoonfuls of chocolate batter in pan over banana batter. Swirl chocolate batter through banana batter using knife. (DO NOT OVER-SWIRL.) Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.
Just before serving, sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cut into bars.