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Chocolate-Covered Banana Bites

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Chocolate-Covered Banana Bites
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 4

Chocolate covered bananas are a fun and easy dessert idea that uses just 4 ingredients, making it a perfect dessert for little helpers. Peeled bananas are sliced and frozen with a toothpick in each slice before dipping each one in melted chocolate. Frozen chocolate-covered bananas are a great dessert for warm summer days or a flavor change up during the holidays. Try them tonight!

Updated December 22, 2020

Ingredients

  • 2
    bananas
  • 12
    toothpicks
  • 1
    bag (12 oz) semisweet or milk chocolate chips (2 cups)
  • 1
    tablespoon coconut oil or vegetable shortening

Steps

  • 1
    Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2
    Cut peeled bananas in 1-inch-thick slices. Insert toothpick into each slice; place on cookie sheet. Freeze 30 minutes.
  • 3
    In medium microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and coconut oil on High 30 seconds. Stir well; microwave in 15-second increments, stirring well after each, until chocolate is completely melted.
  • 4
    Remove bananas from freezer. Dip each in melted chocolate; return to paper-lined cookie sheet. Let stand until chocolate is firm. If not serving immediately, return bananas to freezer.

  • If needed, use more vegetable shortening or coconut oil to thin chocolate.
  • Chocolate-covered bananas can be garnished with coconut flakes or candy sprinkles.
  • If chocolate-dipped bananas are your idea of a delicious dessert, try our recipe for Banana Split Ice Cream Pie. Topped with strawberries and pineapple it's a fruity and sweet treat.
  • If you can't get enough chocolate-covered banana bites, add them to the delicious toppings on our Banana Split Icebox Cake. It's an easy-to-make twist on the classic dessert.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
540
Calories from Fat
260
% Daily Value
Total Fat
29g
44%
Saturated Fat
18g
90%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
10mg
0%
Potassium
520mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
67g
22%
Dietary Fiber
6g
26%
Sugars
53g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 4 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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