RECIPE: Chocolate, Peanut Butter & Almond-Covered Banana Popsicles

RECIPE:  Chocolate Peanut Butter & Almond-Covered Banana Popsicles

With summer around the corner, I’ve been searching for cool, tasty and healthy chocolate treats.  These Chocolate, Peanut Butter & Almond-Covered Banana Popsicles are that treat!

Quick, super easy and beyond delicious, these chocolate-covered banana popsicles will definitely satisfy your sweet tooth.  I love them!  Best of all, you can customize them to your liking – milk or dark chocolate, nuts or no nuts.  Kids would have fun making (and eating!) them too!

Best of all, these are incredibly healthy – no empty calories like the store-bought popsicles, yet still tasty!

Love it! 🙂

Here’s the recipe!

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RECIPE: Chocolate, Peanut Butter & Almond-Covered Banana Popsicles

Yield: Approx. 8

Prep Time: 5

Cook Time: 10

Total Time: 15


3 to 4 bananas, peeled and halved
1/2 cup melted dark chocolate chips
2 tablespoons peanut butter (I always use Adam's since it only contains peanuts!)
Chopped almonds or other nuts (Optional)
Popsicles sticks


Peel and halve bananas.

Insert popsicle sticks into each banana half and place on a lined cookie sheet or plate.

Place chocolate chips and peanut butter in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave in 30-second increments, stirring in between each heating. Be careful not to overheat since this burns the chocolate. Set aside to cool for approx. 2 min.

Dip banana into the melted chocolate-peanut butter mixture and, using a spoon, pour the mixture over the banana to coat as you please.

If using chopped almonds, immediately sprinkle onto chocolate before it sets.

Chill chocolate-covered bananas for approx. 10 minutes.

As always, ENJOY! 🙂

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27 Responses to “RECIPE: Chocolate, Peanut Butter & Almond-Covered Banana Popsicles”

  1. Courtney — June 3, 2012 @ 10:47 AM (#

    Yum! Nothing beats a chocolate covered banana. Seriously love them!


  2. Katie — June 3, 2012 @ 12:42 PM (#

    I LOVE chocolate covered bananas!


  3. Katie — June 4, 2012 @ 1:38 AM (#

    I love that you’ve combined chocolate and peanut butter here! I’m going to have to make a batch of these and have them on hand in the freezer. So much better for you than an iced cream treat!


  4. sally @ sally's baking addiction — June 4, 2012 @ 7:36 AM (#

    Hi Laura! I just found your blog through Foodgawker. I am in love with these banana popsicles. What a healthy treat… especially all those almonds! They must provide a great texture with the creamy frozen banana and rich dark chocolate. I love your blog! xo, Sally


  5. Crystal @ Simply Being Mommy — June 4, 2012 @ 3:03 PM (#

    I’ve made these a lot. It’s so versatile and you can pretty much use any topping. My kids love sprinkles 🙂


  6. brighteyedbaker — June 5, 2012 @ 10:45 AM (#

    This is such a genius idea… so simple but I’m sure so delicious and healthy too!! I love the photo as well 🙂


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  9. Kevin @ Closet Cooking — June 12, 2012 @ 4:12 PM (#

    I have been wanting to try chocolate cover banana pops for a while now. They look so good!


  10. Libby — January 31, 2013 @ 10:45 PM (#

    We used to make these when I was a kid. We did them a bit opposite. Peeled, halved bananas, insert sticks and freeze. Then pull out of freezer and dip in melted chocolate and nuts. Being frozen, the chocolate sets up in a snap! I’m sure this way is terrific too! Thanks for posting – I needed the reminder for these!


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  15. Barbara G — July 12, 2013 @ 3:09 PM (#

    I did what Libby did 35 years ago, and I think I’ll do it again for Grandpa and me. They are healthy and delicious! I prefer them frozen, too.


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