This 3-ingredient campfire hack is also the perfect, kid-friendly dessert for your next summer barbecue. 

This 3-ingredient campfire hack is also the perfect, kid-friendly dessert for your next summer barbecue. 


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I remember making these gems way back in the day while at horse camp. I only really remember three things about that camp - my beautiful black horse named Lorenzo, making tree forts, and housing banana boats. Now I haven't gone horseback riding in years and can't remember the last time I made a tree fort (although I was known to make a good old fashioned sheet fort a time or two in college), but these banana boats have certainly stood the test of time and are here for the long run. 

There really is no need for a recipe here. These banana boats are a simple, three ingredient dessert that kids can easily help make. Even at a young age, kids will love being able to help out in the kitchen and take ownership of their dessert creation. 

Bananas, chocolate chips and mini marshmallows create the perfect kid-friendly dessert. 

Bananas, chocolate chips and mini marshmallows create the perfect kid-friendly dessert. 

Ingredients

Bananas

Chocolate Chips

Mini Marshmallows

Aluminum Foil

Directions

Peel back one strip of the banana peel. Using a finger or the narrow handle end of a fork or spoon, carve out a line the length of the banana - deep enough to fit a mini marshmallow. Stuff with marshmallows and chocolate chips. Lay the peel back over the banana and wrap tightly in aluminum foil.  Lay the foil pack directly on hot coals, place on edge of campfire, or set on grill rack and cover grill. Let roast for about 3-5 minutes or until marshmallows and chocolate chips are melted. 

Roast over a campfire, on the grill or in the oven. These kid-friendly desserts are the perfect summer treat. 

Roast over a campfire, on the grill or in the oven. These kid-friendly desserts are the perfect summer treat. 

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