Sauteed Bananas over Ice Cream with Oatmeal-Rum Cookie

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1/4 cup butter

4 medium bananas, under-ripe, sliced diagonally 1/2-inch thick

3 tablespoons brown sugar

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 cup dark rum (recommended: Myers's)

1 pint vanilla bean ice cream (recommended: Haagen-Dazs)

Oatmeal cookies, for serving


  1. In a large frying pan melt butter over medium-high heat. When butter has melted, add bananas and saute 1 minute. Add brown sugar, cinnamon, and rum. Stir to combine. Let simmer 3 to 4 minutes. Serve bananas over ice cream with cookie on the side.