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17 Delicious Ways To Use Up Old Bananas

A squishy, spotty banana's just a muffin you haven't made yet.

1. Make banana bread (duh).

smittenkitchen.com

This recipe from Smitten Kitchen is my favorite β€” it's super moist without being smooshy, and the bourbon adds everything you hope it will (rum works too).

2. Freeze bananas and turn them into magic healthy soft-serve.

buzzfeed.com

Peel the bananas and cut them into chunks before freezing. When you want ice cream, dump a couple handfuls into a food processor and whiz until they turn into creamy goodness. You can amp it up with peanut butter and chocolate sauce, or find more ideas here.

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3. Or blend a peanut butter-chocolate chip banana milkshake.

thekitchn.com

Recipe here.

4. Make a no-bake banana cheesecake.

thekitchn.com

Recipe here.

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5. Whip up healthy instant chocolate pudding with avocado, banana, and peanut butter.

texanerin.com

Recipe here.

6. You can also get a little schmancier with this coconut caramel banana pudding.

glutenfreecanteen.com

Recipe here.

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7. Or keep it simple: smoothies!

buzzfeed.com

There's essentially no smoothie on earth that doesn't benefit from the addition of a ripe banana (freeze it first if you like it a little frosty). More ideas here.

8. Smoothies foreverrrrrrrrr...

alaskafromscratch.com

Blueberry Spinach Smoothie (with a banana for good measure)

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9. Bake this gorgeous caramel banana cake.

thekitchn.com

Recipe here.

10. Or some adorable (and flourless) banana-chocolate pudding cakes.

sweetsugarbean.com

With coconut whipped cream on top, yum. Recipe here.

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11. Mash a few into banana pancakes.

onceuponachef.com

Recipe here.

12. Bake muffins.

tastefullyjulie.com

Bonus points for a Nutella swirl.

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13. Add 'nana power to cookies.

marthastewart.com

14. These healthy banana-oatmeal cookies are gluten-free and take about five minutes to put together.

bionicbites.com

Recipe here.

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15. Old bananas + extra zucchini = the ultimate produce-dump cake.

averiecooks.com

16. Mash a whole bunch and make sweet, crispy banana fritters.

cooklikeajamaican.com

YUM. Recipe here.

17. Chop a couple bananas and stir them into your oatmeal.

tweet-n-eats.com

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