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Frozen banana bites

Corey Valley has worn many hats; teacher, counselor, stay-at-home mom and foodie. She loves to make meals fun by incorporating new and interesting foods into bento boxes for her daughters. Her blog Family Fresh Meals includes step-by-ste...

Bites of banana surprise!

Are you tired of serving the same old desserts? These fun banana bites are a cinch to make and will impress your guests. Frozen bananas give you the sensation of eating ice cream but don't leave you with all the extra calories.
Bites of banana surprise!

For this recipe, I layered the bananas with peanut butter before dipping and freezing. If you have a food allergy, an alternative nut-butter would work just fine, or plain old bananas dipped in chocolate alone taste just as good. Have fun using a variety of chocolates.

Bites of banana surprise!


  • 4 bananas
  • 10 ounces baking chocolate
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter



Start by slicing bananas into 1/2-inch rounds. Place in a single layer on a parchment lined baking sheet.

Bites of banana surprise!


Next, apply about a 1/2-teaspoon of peanut butter on each banana slice.

Bites of banana surprise!


Top one with another banana slice, making a small banana-peanut butter sandwich.

Bites of banana surprise!


Place in the freezer for about 1 hour. This firms up the bananas, and allows for easy dipping.

Right before you remove the bananas from the freezer, melt your baking chocolate in the microwave. Microwave for 45 seconds on medium power and stir. Repeat this until your chocolate is fully melted and smooth in texture.

Bites of banana surprise!


Remove bananas from the freezer and quickly dip each one in the melted chocolate. You need to move fast before the bananas start to defrost and become mushy. I used two forks to help dip the bananas. Place dipped bananas back onto the baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Bites of banana surprise!


Return to the freezer and chill for another 2 hours, or until chocolate is firm.

Bites of banana surprise!

More family-friendly meal ideas

Family dinner night: Individual pizzas
Family dinner night: Chili bar with hot dogs
Family dinner night: Baked potato bar

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