Mini NILLA Grilled Banana Boats

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  • 15 min prep
  • 25 min total
  • Makes 4 servings.

Mini NILLA Grilled Banana Boats Recipe


  • 4 bananas, unpeeled
  • 2 Tbsp. miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 20 Mini NILLA Wafers, coarsely crushed
  • 1 cup EACH: vanilla and strawberry ice cream
  • 4 maraschino cherries


  • Heat  grill to medium-high heat.
  • Make  deep lengthwise cut along inside curve of each banana, being careful to not cut through to opposite side. Place each banana on center of large sheet heavy-duty foil.
  • Open  bananas gently; top with chocolate chips, marshmallows and crushed wafers. Fold foil loosely to make 4 packets.
  • Grill,  filled sides up, 8 to 10 min. or until chocolate is melted and bananas are softened. Cut slits in foil to release steam before opening packets.
  • Use  small scoop or tablespoon to top bananas with ice cream. Garnish with cherries.

Recipe Tips

Cook Over a CampfireIf cooking these over the open flame of a campfire, double wrap the filled bananas before placing over the fire.

Use Your OvenHeat oven to 400°F. Assemble banana boats as directed, omitting foil. Place on parchment-covered baking sheet. Bake 8 to 10 min. or until done.

Special ExtraTop with thawed frozen whipped topping just before serving.


Nutrition Information

Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 340 
  • Total fat 10 g
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Trans fat 0 g
  • Cholesterol 25 mg
  • Sodium 85 mg
  • Carbohydrate 58 g
  • Dietary fiber 4 g
  • Sugars 42 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Vitamin A 6 %DV
  • Vitamin C 20 %DV
  • Calcium 10 %DV
  • Iron 2 %DV

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