Frozen chocolate banana bites are topped with sunbutter, chocolate, and a sprinkle of sea salt for an easy, healthy, frozen treat. These are a great way to keep cool in the summertime!
I know frozen chocolate banana bites aren’t exactly a new invention. I’ve seen chocolate covered bananas in stores, at ice cream shops, and on Pinterest.
And I know this is not a difficult thing to make, but I wanted to make a version that used homemade healthier chocolate and sunbutter, and was free of the top 8 allergens.
These frozen chocolate banana bites are delicious, easy, and so addictive. Thank goodness they’re a little bit healthy, because it’s really hard to stop eating them!
How do you freeze a banana?
An easy way to freeze bananas is to peel them, and slice them into coins. Place them on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper, and place in the freezer for at least one hour. Once they are frozen, you can use them in this recipe, or save them in a plastic freezer bag for smoothies or making nice cream.
Another way to freeze bananas is simply to put the whole banana in the freezer, peel and all. This method works well for very overripe bananas that you plan to use in banana bread.
Once the banana coins are frozen, spread a little sunbutter on each one, and place the cookie sheet back in the freezer for about 30 minutes. (You can make these frozen banana bites without sunbutter if you wish! Or if you can have peanut butter, that would work as well.
The next step is to make the chocolate. I adapted Melissa’s easy chocolate recipe slightly, and the flavor is just perfect for these frozen treats. The coconut oil and maple syrup make this chocolate perfectly sweet, and give it a nice texture, too.
The chocolate takes just a minute to make, and then I let it sit for a few minutes to thicken up. If you don’t want to make the chocolate from scratch, just go ahead and melt your favorite allergy friendly chocolate chips instead.
How do you make chocolate dipped bananas?
It’s so easy to make these treats! Once you have the frozen banana slices, you’ll dip them in the chocolate. Use two forks to make sure each coin gets coated, and then carefully place the chocolate covered banana coin back on the cookie sheet. The finishing touch is a sprinkle of sea salt for that sweet and salty combination that’s so delicious.
You can store these frozen chocolate banana bites in an airtight container for up to two months.
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Frozen Chocolate Banana Bites.
Frozen chocolate banana bites are simple to make! Just banana slices topped with sunbutter, chocolate, and sea salt - a heavenly treat!
Slice the bananas into coins. Place them on a cookie sheet that's lined with parchment paper. Freeze for 60 minutes, or until solid.
Spread a small amount of sunbutter on each frozen banana coin. Place back in the freezer for about 30 minutes.
Place the melted coconut oil, cocoa powder, and maple syrup in a bowl and whisk together. Set aside.
Take each frozen banana slice and dip it into the chocolate. Use two forks to coat it and place it back onto the parchment lined cookie sheet. Sprinkle sea salt on top.
Place the tray of chocolate covered bananas in the freezer for 30 minutes or until frozen solid.
*If you have a lot of chocolate left over, just slice up another banana.
Serving size is three chocolate banana bites.
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This recipe was originally published January 2016, and has been updated with new photos and an improved recipe.