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Peanut Butter-Chocolate Banana Split

Prep time 7 mins
Cook time 1 min
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 2 pieces banana, 1/2 cup ice cream, about 1 1/2 tablespoons chocolate sauce, and 1 1/2 teaspoons peanuts)
There's really nothing better than a banana split complete with vanilla ice cream and chocolate syrup. By adding peanut butter, we took it to another level.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons reduced-fat peanut butter
  • 3 bananas, cut in half lengthwise
  • 3 cups vanilla bean light ice cream (such as Edy's)
  • 3 tablespoons chopped unsalted peanuts

Nutrition Information

  • calories 255
  • caloriesfromfat 26 %
  • fat 7 g
  • satfat 2.6 g
  • monofat 1.1 g
  • polyfat 0.7 g
  • protein 6 g
  • carbohydrate 44.9 g
  • fiber 2.1 g
  • cholesterol 20 mg
  • iron 0.6 mg
  • sodium 82 mg
  • calcium 62 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine chocolate syrup and peanut butter in a 1-cup glass measure. Microwave at HIGH 40 seconds or until peanut butter melts. Stir until smooth.

  2. Cut each banana half crosswise into 2 pieces. Arrange 2 banana pieces in each of 6 dessert dishes; top banana with ice cream and hot chocolate sauce. Sprinkle with peanuts. Serve immediately.

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