1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup maraschino cherries, chopped
2 cups flour
1 cup mashed ripe bananas (3 medium)
1/2 cup pecans, chopped ( or nuts of your choice )
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
Directions: Mix all ingredients together and place in 2 greased loaf pans. Bake at 350°F for 1 hour.
Notes: This bread makes a sweet treat to give away during the holiday season.