Frozen chocolate banana bites

Frozen chocolate banana bites

Frozen chocolate banana bites
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This isn’t really a recipe, but rather a nod to my mom friends, whose kids think they’re superheroes when they make these bites.

So, to spread the word and make more kids happy this summer, here’s a simple “recipe” that’s healthier than similar store-bought treats.

  • ServesServes 6
  • Prep time5 min
  • Cook time5 min
  • Timeout2 hours
  • FreezingFreezes well

Ingredients

  • 2 bananas
  • 1 cup half-sweet chocolate chips

Steps

  1. Cut each banana into thirds. Insert a wooden popsicle stick into the end of each banana piece. Freeze for 2 hours.
  2. Melt the chocolate in the microwave or a double boiler.
  3. Dip 2/3 of each banana in the chocolate. The chocolate will harden.
  4. Immediately roll in the nuts or your chosen topping(s) and enjoy.

Tips & tricks

Topping ideas

Pistachios, roughly chopped

Peanuts, roughly chopped

or

Cookies, crumbled

Chocolate, grated or chopped

Small candies

Recipe published on August 19, 2018