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    Banana Caterpillars

    Banana Caterpillars. Photo by Sharon123

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    jonesies's Note:

    Turn an ordinary banana into a cute caterpillar that the kids will eat up as an after school snack, a bedtime treat or as an accompaniment to a sandwich at lunch. By the Editors of Easy Home Cooking Magazine.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Peel and slice each banana into 10 segments.
    2. 2
      Assemble "caterpillar" by spreading segments with peanut butter and pressing pieces together.
    3. 3
      Sprinkle half of coconut over each "caterpillar" and press lightly with fingertips to coat.
    4. 4
      Use additional peanut butter to press raisins on one end to form "eyes."
    5. 5
      Break pretzel sticks into small pieces for "legs" and "antenna.".
    6. 6
      Tip: use different colored dyed coconut for a very colorful caterpillar!

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 14, 2010

      55

      What a cute and fun to make treat! My sis and me both really enjoyed this for breakfast and will make it again!
      THANK YOU SO MUCH for posting this keeper, jonesies!
      Made and reviewed for the Dessert Event in the Photo Forum October 2010.

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    • on July 23, 2007

      55

      This was easy and looked so cute! Thanks for posting!

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    Nutritional Facts for Banana Caterpillars

    Serving Size: 1 (197 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 483.0
     
    Calories from Fat 185
    38%
    Total Fat 20.5 g
    31%
    Saturated Fat 6.5 g
    32%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 668.1 mg
    27%
    Total Carbohydrate 68.3 g
    22%
    Dietary Fiber 7.1 g
    28%
    Sugars 22.9 g
    91%
    Protein 13.4 g
    26%

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