How to Make Banana Boat S'mores!

My mother was a Girl Scout troop leader and she taught us to make these over the campfire as we sang silly songs. They're gooey, delicious- and no mess or dishes to wash!

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How to Make Banana Boat S'mores! Recipe
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Ingredients

Ingredients

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Tear a piece of tin foil that is big enough to wrap around the banana.

Tear a piece of tin foil that is big enough to wrap around the banana.

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Preheat the oven to 400•F (or start the campfire!)

Preheat the oven to 400•F (or start the campfire!)

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Keeping peel on, slice each banana down the center without cutting all the way through. Then cut a long channel into the flesh of the banana and remove it, making room for toppings you will now add.

Keeping peel on, slice each banana down the center without cutting all the way through. Then cut a long channel into the flesh of the banana and remove it, making room for toppings you will now add.

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It should look like this.

It should look like this.

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Now sprinkle on the chocolate chips and marshmallows. (For healthier version, replace marshmallows with finely diced fresh strawberries.)

Now sprinkle on the chocolate chips and marshmallows. (For healthier version, replace marshmallows with finely diced fresh strawberries.)

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Crumble some graham crackers (or pretzels) over top. For healthier version, use chopped toasted almonds instead of graham crackers.

Crumble some graham crackers (or pretzels) over top. For healthier version, use chopped toasted almonds instead of graham crackers.

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Wrap the filled banana in the tinfoil, leaving room at the top so the marshmallows don't stick to the foil as they melt. Also make sure the opening is at the top. It will seem like a little purse.

Wrap the filled banana in the tinfoil, leaving room at the top so the marshmallows don't stick to the foil as they melt. Also make sure the opening is at the top. It will seem like a little purse.

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Put the tin foil pouches into the  oven, no pan or cookie sheet needed. (If you have a nice wood-burning fire, put them directly onto hot coals- not in the flames, though!)

Put the tin foil pouches into the oven, no pan or cookie sheet needed. (If you have a nice wood-burning fire, put them directly onto hot coals- not in the flames, though!)

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Now do the happy dance while you wait for the banana boat s'mores to cook. About 5-7 minutes.

Now do the happy dance while you wait for the banana boat s'mores to cook. About 5-7 minutes.

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Check to see if they are done by opening them up one at a time. For extra browned topping, pop them back in to the oven with tin foil folded back for a minute longer.

Check to see if they are done by opening them up one at a time. For extra browned topping, pop them back in to the oven with tin foil folded back for a minute longer.

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When they look like this, they're done!I

When they look like this, they're done!I

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Be careful with the first bite- very hot!

Be careful with the first bite- very hot!

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Delicious! Thanks for watching!!

Delicious! Thanks for watching!!

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