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Banana Wheels Recipe

This recipe is suitable for Cub Scouts. They can make themselves a snack at home or it would work as a snack at a den meeting. Since it doesn’t require a stove or oven, you can make this almost anywhere.

Banana Wheels Recipe


  • Ziploc bag
  • Rolling pin
  • Knife
  • Cutting board


  • favorite breakfast cereal
  • banana
  • peanut butter


  1. Put about half a cup of cereal into the Ziploc bag and crush it with the rolling pin.
  2. Cut the banana into ¾ inch slices.
  3. Spread some peanut butter on both ends of the banana.
  4. Put the banana slices in the bag a few at a time and shake to coat with cereal.


If you have a peanut allergy in the group, substitute strawberry flavored spreadable cream cheese for the peanut butter.

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