Diabetic Cooking

Frozen Chocolate Banana Pops

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Ingredients

  • 3 bananas,* peeled
  • 6 ice cream sticks or wooden skewers
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup sprinkles, coconut, chopped peanuts or crushed cookies (optional)

Directions

Line baking sheet with waxed paper or foil; set aside. Cut each banana in half. Insert ice cream stick halfway into each banana. Place on prepared baking sheet; freeze 1 hour.

Stir chocolate chips and oil in small saucepan over low heat until melted and smooth. Place toppings on individual plate, if using; set aside.

Remove pops from freezer. Spoon chocolate over each banana while holding over saucepan. Roll in toppings. Return to freezer to harden, about 1 hour. Store in airtight container or resealable freezer food storage bag.

Note: If desired, bananas can be cut into 1-inch pieces, frozen, then dipped in chocolate for individual bites.

*Note: You may substitute 6 baby bananas.

Yield: 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 132, Carbohydrates: 23 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 2 mg, Fiber: 2 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 Fat, 1 1/2 Fruit.


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