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Banana Boats

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Total Time 15 minutes


This snack — gleaned from Girl Scouts — is one of my kids’ favorites. With a glass of milk, it’s a great afternoon pick-me-up.


1 ripe banana
2 to 3 Tbsp. peanut butter
10 chocolate chips
10 small marshmallows


  1. Pull back one strip of peel on the banana. With a spoon, scrape out and eat the top half-inch of the banana flesh.
  2. Spread peanut butter over the top of the banana. Arrange, to your liking, the chocolate chips and marshmallows. Turn on oven broiler. Place banana boat under the broiler and broil until the chocolate chips begin to melt and the marshmallows are golden brown.

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1. by That's nuts! on Jan 14, 2009 at 1:11 PM PST

This was a great idea-- I can’t believe I’ve never thought of it. Ever since I was a kid I’ve eaten bananas with PB. I love chocolate and PB, and I’ve recently discovered I really like cooked bananas. And who doesn’t like “toasted” marshmallows?

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