Frozen Chocolate-Covered Bananas

Frozen Chocolate-Covered Bananas

Kids will love dipping bananas in melted chocolate and rolling them in coconut to make this tasty frozen treat.

From EatingWell: January/February 2010
Yield: 12 servings
Active Time: 15
Total Time: 135

Ingredients

  1. 4 large ripe bananas, peeled and cut into thirds crosswise
  2. 3/4 cup semisweet or bittersweet chocolate chips, melted (see Tip)
  3. 1/4 cup shredded coconut

Preparation

Line a baking sheet with parchment or wax paper. Insert a popsicle stick into each piece of banana. Cover each piece with melted chocolate using a rubber spatula and sprinkle with coconut. (Reheat chocolate, as needed, to keep it melted.) Place the bananas on the baking sheet and freeze until frozen, about 2 hours.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Store airtight in the freezer for up to 1 week. | Equipment: 12 wooden popsicle sticks
  • Tip: To melt chocolate, microwave on Medium for 1 minute. Stir, then continue microwaving on Medium, stirring every 20 seconds, until melted. Or place chocolate in the top of a double boiler over hot, but not boiling, water. Stir until melted.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving: 100 calories; 4 g fat (3 g sat, 1 g mono); 4 mg cholesterol; 6 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 2 g fiber; 7 mg sodium; 207 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus:

Carbohydrate Serving