Lunch box Banana Sandwich Recipes for Kids

Is your child old enough to prepare her own sandwich? If yes, then start her off with some easy sandwiches like cheese, jelly, peanut butter or tuna sandwiches. Training your child early on will give her the independence to prepare her own snack whenever she is hungry, without relying too much on elders. Besides, it’s fun and will give your child the excitement to bring out her creativity in “concocting” her own sandwiches. She also learns to eat healthier snacks whenever she feels like snacking. So start your child young with easy, healthy sandwich recipes. She’ll soon develop to make more “adult-like” sandwiches. Here is my list of favorite banana sandwich recipes for children...

Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Banana Sandwich

Servings: 1 sandwich

Preparation time: 5 minutes

1 banana, sliced
2 tablespoons peanut butter
1 tablespoon butter
2 slices of bread

1. Toast bread until slightly brown. Quickly spread with butter, followed with peanut butter.
2. Top with banana slices. Sandwich together with another slice of bread. Serve warm.

Cheesy Banana Sandwich

Servings: 2 sandwiches

Preparation time: 10 minutes

1 banana, sliced
2 tablespoons cream cheese
2 teaspoons honey
2 pieces of baguette, split
Dash of cinnamon

1. Spread baguette with cream cheese mixed with cinnamon.
2. Top with banana slices and drizzle with honey. Sandwich together with another slice of baquette.

Banana Peanut Butter Honey Buns

Servings: 4 sandwiches

Preparation time: 10 minutes

2 bananas, peeled and cut into half lengthwise
4 hot dog buns, split
4 tablespoons cup peanut butter
4 tablespoons honey
4 tablespoons wheatgerm, if desired

1. Lighly toast hot dog bun. Spread peanut butter on each side of bun.
2. Add banana and drizzle with honey.
3. Sprinkle with wheatgerm, if desired. Sandwich together with another slice of bun and serve warm.

Banana Cracker Sandwich

Servings: 6 cracker sandwiches

Preparation time: 10 minutes

2 bananas, mashed
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips, if desired
12 pieces of crackers
Dash of cinnamon

1. Mix bananas, peanut butter and cinnamon until smooth. Chill mixture.
2. Spoon 2 tablespoons of mixture onto cracker. Sprinkle with chocolate chips, if desired. Sandwich together with another cracker.

Banana Tortilla Wrap

Servings: 4 wraps

Preparation time: 10 minutes

4 bananas, peeled
8 tablespoons peanut butter
8 tablespoons jelly
4 flour tortillas

1. Lay tortilla wrap out. Spread peanut butter and jelly on it.
2. Place banana on the side edge of the wrap. Roll the banana up snuggly and serve.

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    No Fuss Chocolate Banana Cake
    I made this one vegan for my niece and it was truly amazing! About to make it again for my in-laws and can't wait to eat some!
    Karen, December 2011

    Vietnamese Banana Cake
    I am not a good baker AT ALL....but this was easy, delicious and I will make it again for sure!!! Happy Baking!
    Valarie, Dec 2011

    Wholemeal Banana Coconut Cake
    Great recipe beautiful cake and a hit with my kids. Thanks!
    Hayley, April 2011

    Scrumptious Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
    These muffins are absolutely beautiful! Who knew sour cream would make the muffins so good! Definitely a new family favourite :)
    Megan Fry, December 2010

    Banana Oatmeal Muffins
    Usually my muffins don't turn out that well, but these were AMAZING!. So soft and fluffy, and VERY yummy. Only problem now is that I have eaten too many :-)
    Helen Brown, November 2010

    Easy Banana Bread
    Great recipe! I had two ripe bananas at home and wanted to use them right away, so I searched for ideas on the Internet. I found this recipe and decided to give it a try. Since I only had two bananas, I used only half of every ingredient (I added a dash of cinnamon) and baked it for half the time, too! It was so delicious!
    Jay, December 2011
    Definitely easy, fast, moist and delumptious! Thank you
    Virginia, December 2011
    Lovely site I must say! when i found this recipe I thought "this is too good to be true", when I saw the comments I was like "yeah right, these are so not real". But I tried this recipe and trust me, I have NO regrets! awesome!!!! If you don't have baking soda, like I did, use two teaspoons of baking powder
    Eonique B., September 2011
    The cake (bread) is so yum I make nearly every month
    Sara, September 2011
    Thanks so much for the easy banana bread recipe. I've made other recipes but yours is by far the quickest and easiest.
    Felicity, August 2011
    Super easy, super yummy! I love this banana bread recipe. Thanks for sharing!:D
    Jess, June 2011
    Thank you for posting this recipe. The best banana bread recipe ever. My kids loved it and my work colleague loved it too. I can just eat the whole lot myself. So easy to make as well.
    Thuy Do, February 2011
    Love it! Cant believe how easy it was and what a beautiful cake it makes! Easy enough for my kids to do and so professional looking and tasting! Even our fussiest banana bread lover loved it!! VERY impressed!! A++++
    Daggy Shaggs, February 2011
    Excellent! This would have to be the most delicious and moist banana cake ever! I used wholemeal flour instead and it was still unbelievably moist. Also, I baked it for 50 mins instead, then left to cool and that helped make it more moist yet not undercooked. This has now become a firm family favourite, thankyou!.
    Hannah Wilson, January 2011

    Buttery Banana Cookies
    I'm a 12 year old girl who just loves cooking and I was trying to find an easy banana cookie recipe.. And then I found this! I added some chocolate chips just to make it taste better, but it already tasted amazing. It was all gone in 1 day! Thanks a lot.
    Lisa, December 2011
    This might be my new favorite recipe! Plain, they are like mini, takealong banana bread bites! Delicious! Then I got creative, and dipped them in semisweet chocolate, then pressed a walnut on top and now they are an elegant cookie! I wowed my friends at our cookie exchange this year, but little did they know how simple it was! Thank you for the best kept secret I'll ever have in my kitchen!
    Kasai, Dec 2011

    Chinese Style Steamed Banana Cake
    My Australian neighbour said, this banana cake can go for competition, it's moist, light, white and beautiful.
    Miki Hung, February 2011
    This was a very delicious,chewy filling and healthy desert that everybody enjoyed. even without the eggs which i came out great!!!!
    Sahana Srikanth, January 2011
    Wow - this worked like a charm even with a makeshift steamer.
    Linda Fraser, September 2010

    Easy Banana Pudding
    Was craving for some pudding and tried your recipe. It was incredibly easy and good. I also added lots of bananas to the pudding. Wow - heaven!
    Jean Rice, July 2010

    Classic Chocolate Banana Cake
    Even though I forgot the eggs, it was still so delicious and it wasn't to sweet! All you busy banana and chocolate lovers will love it cause it's easy, quick, and tastes great!
    Amp, July 2011
    Awesome - loved by my whole family!!
    Kaz Van Hees, July 2010

    Rich Buttery Banana Bread
    Great easy recipe but I used brown sugar this time instead of castor as it was all I had, and wow it was sensational!
    Sal Shepherd, December 2010

    Sour Cream Banana Bread
    Turned out lovely and moist. Was a hit with everyone. I added walnuts for a bit of texture. Thanks for the recipe!!
    Hilda Ruaine, January 2011