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Becky Luigart-Stayner; Cindy Barr Photo by: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Cindy Barr

Grilled Peanut Butter and Banana Split Sandwich

This fun, kid-friendly indulgence was a hit at taste testing and received our highest rating. The recipe can easily be multiplied to make as many sandwiches as you need.

Cooking Light JANUARY 2006

  • Yield: 1 serving (serving size: 1 sandwich)
  • Cook time: 8 Minutes
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 (1-ounce) slices firm white sandwich bread, divided
  • 1 teaspoon butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon semisweet chocolate minichips
  • 1 large strawberry, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 small banana, cut lengthwise into 3 slices (about 2 ounces)
  • 1 tablespoon pineapple jam

Preparation

Spread one side of each white bread slice with 1/2 teaspoon butter. Combine peanut butter and honey; spread over plain side of 1 bread slice. Sprinkle with chocolate chips; top evenly with strawberry slices and banana slices.

Spread pineapple jam over plain side of remaining bread slice. Carefully assemble sandwich.

Heat a small nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add sandwich; cook 2 minutes on each side or until lightly browned.

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 436
  • Calories from fat: 30%
  • Fat: 14.5g
  • Saturated fat: 4.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 3.2g
  • Protein: 9.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 72g
  • Fiber: 4.6g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Sodium: 497mg
  • Calcium: 100mg
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