Campfire Bananas

  • Preparation time:
  • 5 min
  • Total time:
  • 15 min
  • Makes:
  • 4 bananas
Campfire Bananas

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Campfire Bananas

Bananas play host to the best combination; melted chocolate and marshmallow. Wrap them in foil and throw them on the grill for the best fruit dessert.


  • 4 bananas
  • ½ cup mini marshmallows
  • 3 tbsp chocolate chips
  • 3 tbsp chopped pecans or almonds , optional


  • Preheat barbecue to medium. Make a lengthwise slit along inside curve of each banana, cutting through the peel but not all the way through banana. Gently open to form a long hollow. Place each banana on a large piece of foil. Divide marshmallows, chocolate chips and pecans among the bananas (it’s OK if some spills out). Seal foil around bananas.
  • Place foil packets on grill and barbecue, lid open, 8 min. Carefully open foil packets. Chocolate should be just starting to melt. Sprinkle with more nuts and serve with ice cream if desired. Grab a spoon and eat straight from foil.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent May + June 2017 issue. Photo by Roberto Caruso.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 184
  • Protein
  • 2 g
  • Carbohydrates
  • 42 g
  • Fat
  • 3 g
  • Sodium
  • 4 mg
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