Banana Oat Bars

Ingredients: 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour1 cup quick-cooking rolled oats1 cup mashed bananas1/2 cup sugar1/2 cup raisins1/4 cup low-fat milk1 large eggs1 egg whites2 teaspoons baking powder1 teaspoon vanilla1 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon baking soda Directions: Preheat oven to 350?F.In a large bowl, mix together the flour, oats, sugar, raisins, baking powder, baking soda and...

Pineapple Souffle

Ingredients: 1/4 lb butter ( 1 stick)3/4 cup sugar4 eggs1 (20 ounce) cans crushed pineapple, undrained5 slices white bread, cubed in small pieces Directions: Cream butter and sugar.Add eggs and beat well.Pour in entire can of pineapple and bread and stir.Pour into 1 1/2 quart casserole dish(or 9″ by 13″ glass dish and bake...

Pineapple Iced Tea

Ingredients: 1 quart water7 individual tea bags1 cup unsweetened pineapple juice1/3 cup lemon juice2 tablespoons sugar Directions: In a saucepan, bring water to a boil. Remove from the heat. Add tea bags; cover and steep for 3-5 minutes. Discard tea bags.Stir in the pineapple juice, lemon juice and sugar until sugar is dissolved.Refrigerate overnight...

Hawaiian Fruit Kabobs

Ingredients: 1 (16 ounce) cans pineapple chunks1/4 cup dry red wine2 tablespoons lemon juice2 tablespoons vegetable oil1 tablespoon honey1 garlic cloves, minced3 canned yams3 very firm bananas12 small white onions Directions: Drain pineapple; combine pineapple juice with wine, lemon juice, oil, honey, and garlic.Cut the yams into 2-inch chunks and the bananas in 1-inch...

Ma’s Secret Jamaican Banana Fritters

Ingredients: 3 bananas ( ripe, starting to turn brown)1 1/2 cups flour1/4 cup milk2 -4 tablespoons brown sugar ( or white)1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract1 pinch saltoil ( for frying) Directions: Peel bananas and place into a large bowl. Smash them with a fork until they start to get somewhat runny. Add sugar, vanilla, milk,...

Bananas Flambe

Ingredients: 4 small bananas1 tablespoon lemon juice2 tablespoons margarine2 tablespoons brown sugar1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/4 cup rum1 quart vanilla ice milk Directions: Cut bananas in half crosswise, and then lengthwise. Toss with lemon juice, and set aside.Combine margarine and brown sugar in a large skillet; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 1 minute or...

Candied Kumquats in Syrup

Ingredients: 1 cup sugar4 ounces kumquats, cut crosswise into 1/8-inch slices ( about 10)1 cup water Directions: Bring the sugar and water to a boil in a small saucepan over medium high heat and stir until the sugar has been dissolved.Reduce the heat to medium low.Add the kumquat slices and simmer until tender and...

Butter Rum Lifesaver Shots

Ingredients: 1 1/2 ounces Baileys Irish Cream1 1/2 ounces butterscotch schnapps1 1/2 ounces coconut rum1 1/2 ounces pineapple juice Directions: Shake with ice. Strain into shot glasses. Servings: 4 Time preparation: 2 min. Time total: 2 min. Favorite...

Pineapple Pretzel Salad

Ingredients: 20 ounces crushed pineapple2 tablespoons cornstarch1/2 cup butter, melted1/2 cup sugar1 cup pretzel sticks1 whipped dessert topping mix1 cup milk1 teaspoon vanilla1 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened1/2 cup sugar Directions: In a small saucepan, heat cornstarch and pineapple (with its own juice) until thickened. Let cool.Mix 1/2 cup sugar, melted butter, and...