Frozen Topped Bananas

frozen banana pops rolled in chocolate with nuts on top

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe, firm bananas, peeled
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips or dark chocolate, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup combination of chopped nuts, dried fruit, granola, and/ or shredded coconut*

Directions

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or nonstick foil.
  2. Slice bananas in half widthwise and insert a wooden frozen treat stick lengthwise into each banana half. Place bananas on baking sheet and freeze for 15 minutes.
  3. Melt chocolate with oil in a large bowl by microwaving at 50 percent power for 2 to 3 minutes. Stir occasionally with a spoon, until melted and smooth.
  4. Holding wooden stick, roll each banana half in melted chocolate. Quickly sprinkle desired toppings over.
  5. Freeze bananas until frozen and chocolate sets, 30 to 45 minutes. Serve immediately or freeze up to 1 week in an airtight container.

Notes

*Use chopped peanuts, walnuts, almonds, sunflower seeds, dried mango, or shredded coconut—whatever you prefer to top these tasty banana bites.

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