Food & Recipes

Banana S’mores

by Rosemary Black, Photograph by Tina Rupp

Banana S’mores

Kid-Friendly Recipe

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 6 minutes
Yield: 6 servings

* 3 bananas
* 1 Tbs melted butter
* 12 graham cracker squares
* 6 squares milk chocolate

1. Coat the grill with cooking spray and preheat to medium. Leaving the peel on, slice the bananas in half lengthwise.

2. Transfer the bananas, cut side down, to the grill. Cook for 3 minutes. Turn them over and lightly brush the cut surface of each banana half with the melted butter. Grill for 3 more minutes. Remove them from the grill when they are soft and lightly colored.

3. Cool slightly. Remove bananas from peel and cut into large chunks. Arrange half the graham cracker squares on a large plate. Top each one with a square of milk chocolate. Place some of the grilled banana chunks over each chocolate square. Top with remaining graham cracker squares and serve immediately.

Kid-Friendly RecipeHow kids can help: Arrange graham cracker squares on platter; assemble s’mores.
Per serving: 175 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated), 91 mg sodium, 7 mg cholesterol.