Grilled Banana Boats

Grilled Banana Boats

Have s’more fun making dessert outdoors with this fresh and fruity idea.

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ripe firm large bananas, unpeeled
tablespoons chocolate chips
tablespoons miniature marshmallows
tablespoons chopped pecans
  1. Cut 6 (12-inch) sheets of heavy-duty foil. Heat gas or charcoal grill, or heat oven to 350°F.
  2. With sharp knife, make deep lengthwise cut along inside curve of each banana, being careful not to cut all the way through. Open slit to form pocket. Crimp and shape 1 sheet of foil around each banana, forming boats.
  3. Holding each banana in hand, fill pocket with 2 tablespoons chocolate chips, 2 tablespoons marshmallows and about 1/2 heaping teaspoon chopped pecans.
  4. Return each banana to its foil boat. Seal top of foil, leaving 2 to 3 inches headspace. Place on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 8 to 10 minutes or until marshmallows soften. Or bake 15 to 20 minutes in oven until marshmallows soften. (Can also place in campfire coals to cook.)
Makes 6 banana boats
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
The beauty of this recipe is that it can be made for 1 or 100. Just adjust the measurements to accommodate for the number of people you are serving.
The banana peel will turn black when heated. Don't worry, the dessert will still taste wonderful.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Banana Boat)
  • Calories 220
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 5mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 41g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 24g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 2 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.