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Special Holiday Bread Jan Peterson

cup butter or margarine, softened 1 cup sugar

2 eggs 1 tsp. Vanilla

2 cups flour 1 tsp. Baking soda

tsp. Salt 1 cup mashed bananas

1 cup flaked coconut 1 cup chocolate ships

2/3 cup walnuts chopped cup halved maraschino cherries

1 cup chopped dates


Cream butter and sugar and beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture. Stir in the coconut, chocolate chips, walnuts, cherries and dates.

Pour into 3 small greased bread pans. Bake at 350 for 45-55 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pans to cool completely.