Frozen Banana Bites

Frozen Chocolate Dipped Banana Bites
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During the hot summer months, it’s great to have various frozen treats on hand. While popsicles certainly have their place, frozen fruit is an excellent way for the kids to replenish nutrients easily lost in the hot weather. These are delightfully simple to prepare, the kids will love helping!

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You’ll Need:

  • Bananas
  • 1 C. Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1 T. Solid Shortening (Coconut oil works fine)
  • Optional: Sprinkles, Chopped nuts, coconut flakes, or any other toppings you might like to add

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First, Cut the bananas into sections ( 1 -2 inch pieces).

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Secondly, Insert Toothpicks for easy dipping.

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Combine 1 c. Nestle Toll House Semi-Sweet Chocolate chips and 1 Tablespoon of shortening in a the top of a double boiler.

Melt the chocolate over low heat until smooth.

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Dip each banana piece in chocolate and place on wax paper. Add a walnut half to the top, or roll in chopped nuts, shredded coconut, granola, rice krispies, colored sprinkles, etc.

Another variation that we really enjoy is to spread peanut butter between two slices of bananas and then dip them in chocolate.

If you want to dip many at the same time, thread the banana pieces onto skewers and then dip in chocolate.

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Place the entire tray in the freezer until frozen solid (2-4 hours). Store in ziploc bags in the freezer.

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Alternative Idea

~Omit Shortening and add 3 T. Peanut Butter (smooth or chunky)
~ Dip Strawberries, Cantaloupe Chunks

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Melissa Burnell, known to her friends and fans as "Liss," grew up in Southern Maine, now residing in sunny South Carolina. As a busy Wife, Mother of two sons, an avid photographer, and self-employed entrepreneur, Liss understands the value of both time and money.

6 Comments

  1. oh my. now i have the brilliant idea of running these chunks of banana and chocolate through my juicer to turn it into ice cream….oh yes.

    (it is a masticating juicer so it squishes instead of shreds)

  2. Slice bananas and spread a little peanut butter in between, freeze for an hour, then dip in chocolate using the recipe and directions above! Refrigerate for another 10-15 minutes and boom you have a delicious snack. Alternatively you can fill them with strawberry or peach jam too!

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