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Slow-Cooker Bananas Foster


The flavors of caramel, rum and walnut naturally complement fresh bananas in this classic dessert made easy!

— Crystal Bruns, Iliff, Colorado

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  • 5 medium, firm bananas
  • 1 Cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 Cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 Cup rum
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 Cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/3 Cup flaked coconut
  • Vanilla ice cream or sliced pound cake


Cut bananas in half lengthwise, then widthwise; layer in the bottom of a 1-1/2-quart slow cooker.

Combine the brown sugar, butter, rum, vanilla, and cinnamon; pour over bananas.

Cover and cook on low for 1-1/2 hours or until heated through.

Sprinkle with walnuts and coconut; cook 30 minutes longer. Serve with ice cream or pound cake.