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Crunchy Banana Splits

 Crunchy Banana Splits
For dessert, this is a hurried-up version of friend ice cream. Coated with buttery crushed cereal and nuts, they're a heavenly treat for drop-in company.—Christine Panzarella, Buena Park, California
10 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups crushed cornflakes
  • 5 teaspoons butter, melted
  • 4 teaspoons finely chopped pecans
  • 5 cups vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 5 medium ripe bananas, quartered
  • 1/2 cup chocolate syrup
  • Whipped topping and maraschino cherries

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine the cornflakes, butter and pecans. Drop ice cream
  • by 1/2 cupfuls into cornflake mixture and roll into a ball. Place
  • two banana quartered in each dessert dish. Top with an ice cream
  • ball, chocolate syrup, whipped topping and a cherry.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 331 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 240 mg sodium, 57 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.