MONKEY BUTTER 5 medium ripe bananas, 20 oz. can of crushed pineapple, not drained, 1/4 cup coconut (ground) 3 cups of white sugar, 3 Tbsp lemon juice, Peel and slice bananas, Add all ingredients to a heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring often, and then reduce to a simmer. Cook until thick. Stir constantly until desired thickness is achieved. When thick, spoon mixture immediately into hot sterilized jars, apply heated lids and rings, and process in a boiling water bath for 15 minutes.