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Banana Boats

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

4 servings

This banana boat recipe, given to me years ago by a good friend, is a favorite with my family when we go camping. It's quick, fun to make and scrumptious! —Brenda Loveless, Garland, Texas

Ingredients

  • 4 medium unpeeled ripe bananas
  • 4 teaspoons miniature chocolate chips
  • 4 tablespoons miniature marshmallows

Directions

  1. Cut banana peel lengthwise about 1/2 in. deep, leaving 1/2 in. at both ends. Open peel wider to form a pocket. Fill each with 1 teaspoon chocolate chips and 1 tablespoon marshmallows. Crimp and shape four pieces of heavy-duty foil (about 12 in. square) around bananas, forming boats.
  2. Grill, covered, over medium heat until marshmallows melt and are golden brown, 5-10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 136 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.

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  • colvin1
    Jun 8, 2016

    A fun and easy dessert for both adults and kids. To make it a little more of an 'adult dessert', try adding a capful of rum… oh so yummy!

  • treacher
    Jun 22, 2015

    So much fun to make,no one heard of making banana boat's in my family, so I got to show off at our family get together. Thank's for sharing. LeeAnn Treacher Elkhart,In

  • chocolatelover24
    Jun 22, 2014

    Awesome snack for someone on a diet! Very easy to make. Next time I might try a little peanut butter in the banana boat as well.

  • mars418
    Jun 3, 2014

    Wonderful! So easy and tasty!

  • TeenschT
    May 18, 2013

    I was first introduced to this as a 12 year old camping with my Pioneer Girls Group and it became a camping must have. Our kids always made sure we packed the banana boat ingredients before we left for camping. Now they are on their own and continue this camping tradition with their friends and families.

  • TeenschT
    May 18, 2013

    I was first introduced to this as a 12 year old camping with my Pioneer Girls Group and it became a camping must have. Our kids always made sure we packed the banana boat ingredients before we left for camping. Now they are on their own and continue this camping tradition with their friends and families.

  • LC_Tester
    Feb 20, 2013

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    Nov 2, 2012

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  • cats1958eyes
    May 18, 2012

    This recipe originated from the Girl Scouts. I made this recipe some 40 years ago at Girl Scout Camp. The only difference, we put our foil wrapped bananas into a gigantic Bon fire...Fabulous!

  • 115kelly
    May 7, 2012

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