Frozen Banana Treats Recipe
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Frozen Banana Treats Recipe

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“I love making these treats with my 9-year-old son, Sam. He’s in charge of cutting the bananas with a butter knife, pushing in the popsicle stick and rolling the chocolate-covered banana in the granola. It’s such fun!” —Aimee Lawrence, Wimberley, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + freezing
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + freezing
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups granola without raisins, crushed
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 8 Popsicle sticks
  • 4 large firm bananas, halved widthwise

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 307 calories, 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 60 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 8 g protein.

Directions

  1. Sprinkle granola onto a large piece of waxed paper; set aside. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Stir in peanut butter until blended.
  2. Insert a Popsicle stick into each banana half. Spread with chocolate mixture; roll in granola. Wrap in foil and freeze for 24 hours. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Frozen Banana Treats in Simple & Delicious June/July 2010, p18

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 307 calories, 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 60 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 8 g protein.

Reviews for Frozen Banana Treats

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Reviewed Oct. 23, 2011

"Absolutely wonderful and very easy. My granddaughter loved them! These will soon be a family favorite."

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Reviewed Jul. 19, 2011

"I took a chocolate class years ago with the lady that wrote the chocolate section in "Joy of . . . ." Always melt chocolate in the microwave in a PLASTIC container made for reheating, NOT glass or ceramic, in 30-second increments. Chocolate chips hold their shape even when melted, so you must stir each time to make sure you don't burn them."

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Reviewed Jun. 4, 2011

"These are great!! I have tried it with nuts, and other toppings as well. I would definitely make them again"

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Reviewed Jun. 1, 2011

"Great recipe!!! Will definitely make again."

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Reviewed Jun. 1, 2011

"I have a similar recipe. I cut the bananas in half and place the sticks in. I then freeze the bananas for several hours so they are rock hard. Then I melt chocolate chip either in the microwave or a double boiler. If the chocolate seems to thick you can add a small amount of shortening to thin it a little. I found that when you use water or milk to thin chocolate it seperates. Then dip the frozen bananas in the chocolate and then roll in what ever topping you want, peanuts, granola, ect. Then place them on a cookie sheet covered with wax paper. Put them back in the freezer for an hour or so. So good and cool for the summer. My kids love these!"

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