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Frozen Banana Treats Recipe

Frozen Banana Treats Recipe

“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 YIELD:8 servings


  • 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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 307 calories, 15g fat (5g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 60mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 7g fiber), 8g protein.

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suzyst User ID: 4920175 167999
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2011

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

bakermj User ID: 3696859 79674
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."

lesleypaige User ID: 1201959 153618
Reviewed Jun. 4, 2011

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

iluv2laf247 User ID: 5562738 69949
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2011

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

Dawnielle User ID: 4521922 98978
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!"

Rockamama User ID: 1263362 155713
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2011

"These were not good."

mzivich User ID: 2518087 167997
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2011

"I am pretty competent in the kitchen, but this recipe was a mess for me to prepare. The chips burned the first time I tried to melt them. I made a new batch, and they wouldn't spread. I added a lttle milk, but the mixture wouldn't stay on the bananas. The sticks slid right off when I tried to put them in the freezer. Disaster! I hope they taste good at least . . ."

argoe17 User ID: 5093483 155711
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2010

"Fun to make with my 3 year old son. He loved "smashing" the granola! I think next time I will try with chopped nuts. Also had some strawberries on hand and they were AWESOME with the peanut butter chocolate coating!"

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