Summer Snacktime: Dark Chocolate Frozen Banana Bites Recipe

July 31, 2019
Jessica Skarzynski

We may be halfway through the summer, but our #CURESummerSnacktime series is just heating up – or cooling down – with this week’s recipe for Dark Chocolate Frozen Banana Bites!

We may be halfway through the summer, but our #CURESummerSnacktime series is just heating up — or cooling down – with this week’s recipe for Dark Chocolate Frozen Banana Bites!

This delicious summer snack is easy to make and good for your sweet tooth. And according to the oncology dieticians from the John Theurer Cancer Center who provided this recipe, bananas can help aide in digestion, and are a great source of potassium, manganese and vitamin C. Manganese also helps your body to make collagen and protects against damage from free radicals.

Dark Chocolate Frozen Banana Bites Recipe

Give these sweet bites a try and be sure to share your creations with the hashtag #CURESummerSnacktime on social!

Dark Chocolate Frozen Banana Bites Ingredients:

Makes: 18 bites (serving size: 3 bites)

  • 3 small (about 6-in.-long) ripe bananas, each cut into 6 (1-in.) slices
  • 18 cocktail picks
  • 5 ounces dark chocolate, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped toasted pecans

Dark Chocolate Frozen Banana Bites Instructions:

  1. Skewer each banana slice with 1 cocktail pick and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Freeze for 1 hour.
  2. In medium microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and coconut oil on High 30 seconds. Stir well; microwave in 15-second increments, stirring well after each, until chocolate is completely melted.
  3. Remove bananas from freezer. Dip each frozen banana into the chocolate, turning it to coat, and immediately roll in the pecans.
  4. Freeze until the chocolate sets, 30 minutes. Serve or freeze in an airtight container for up to a week.

Ready to try our other Summer Snacktime creations? Check out our recipes for:

  • Patriot Yogurt Pops
  • Quinoa and Kale Cakes
  • Coconut and Tropical Fruit Chia Pudding
  • Middle Eastern Yogurt Dip with Beets

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