What better way to create special memories with your grandchildren than side-by-side in the kitchen: preparing fun, delicious food without too much fuss and plenty of ways to get the kids involved. With this recipe, they willnever look at tortillas in quite the same way again. Andyou can take credit for a creative new twist on a favorite classic by taking some everyday ingredients and turning them into a breakfast, lunch or dessert to remember. 

ingredients

1 egg
2 tablespoons milk
2 teaspoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons butter
4 (6-inch) flour tortillas
4 tablespoons semi-sweet
chocolate chips
2 medium bananas,
peeled and sliced

directions

With a fork, beat egg, milk, sugar and vanilla in a pie plate. Melt butter in a non-stick skillet or griddle over medium heat. One at a time, dip each tortilla into egg wash, coating both sides well. Place in hot skillet. Cook tortilla for one minute or until it begins to puff up and turns a light golden brown. Turn tortilla and immediately sprinkle with chocolate chips on one half of tortilla and layer some banana slices on other half. Cook 30 to 60 seconds longer. Fold tortilla in half, melted chocolate over bananas. Transfer tortilla to serving plate. Top with additional banana slices, grated chocolate, powdered sugar or caramel. Serve with yogurt. And enjoy your first-ever chocolate chip and banana french toast-tillas. Serves 4.

toppings

fresh sliced fruit, mini chocolate chips, powdered sugar, warm caramel, vanilla or strawberry yogurt optional fillings a tablespoon of peanut butter, salted caramel, nutella or marshmallow fluff can be spread over tortilla before topping with chocolate chips, bananas or other fresh fruit of your choice.

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Lisa Keys is a multi-award-winning cook, a Food Network Chopped champ and blogger of www.GoodGriefCook.com. When Lisa is not blogging, cooking or competing, she can be found in her garden tending to the fresh ingredients she uses in her recipes or writing this column for her college roommate.