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Frozen Banana Pops Recipe

This is a nice dessert after a casual meal. The kids love rolling the bananas in various toppings, and I like keeping the frosty treats in the freezer for healthy snacks.—Joy Cochran, Roy, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Freeze: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free milk
  • 4 medium firm bananas, halved
  • 8 Popsicle sticks
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped nuts

Directions

  • 1. In a small heavy saucepan, melt chocolate chips and honey over low heat, stirring constantly. Add peanut butter; stir until smooth. Remove from the heat and stir in milk.
  • 2. Peel bananas and insert Popsicle sticks into one end. Spoon chocolate mixture over bananas to coat. Sprinkle with nuts. Place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Freeze for at least 30 minutes. Serve frozen. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One pop equals 213 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 0.55 mg cholesterol, 67 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch, 1 fruit.