Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich - Toasted!

"Going bananas" means being really silly. The expression comes from the way monkeys act when they get fed. We bet you'll go bananas for this treat!

Hands-on time:
10 minutes
Total time:
20 minutes

Kitchen Gear

Measuring spoons
Metal spatula


4 slices whole wheat, seven grain or raisin bread
3 tablespoons peanut or almond butter
1 ripe banana, peeled and sliced the long way



  1. Put two pieces of bread on the counter. Spread half the peanut (or almond) butter on each slice.
  2. Top each slice with half the banana slices. Cover each with another slice of bread.
  3. With the help of your adult, put a skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium.
  4. After about 2 minutes, with the help of your adult, add the sandwiches.
  5. After about 2-3 minutes, the bottom should be golden brown. Using a spatula, flip each sandwich and cook until the new bottom is golden brown, 2-3 minutes. 
  6. With the help of your adult, using a spatula, put the sandwiches on a plate, let cool for a few minutes and cut in half.