Just look at the title of this recipe: Peanut Butter and Chocolate Covered Banana Pops Recipe. Doesn’t that say it all? Does it really need an introduction. I mean, YUM! Right?
Okay, okay, I’ll talk up this peanut butter and chocolate covered banana pops recipe a little, but I think you’re crazy if you haven’t already jumped down to the ingredients to see what you’ll need to pull it all together. Hint: Not much. Like all of my recipes, it’s pretty simple.
The hardest part of this peanut butter and chocolate covered banana pops recipe, in my opinion, is getting them out of the popsicle mold. Although, that might be because I’m so tired of waiting for them to be ready!
Tip: Run a little hot water on the outside of the popsicle mold to make these peanut butter and chocolate covered banana pops easier to remove.
The blender, popsicle molds, and freezer really do most of the work for this peanut butter and chocolate covered banana pops recipe, so even if you aren’t anywhere near Julia Child on the spectrum of cooks, don’t worry. I’m confident you can take this on. Plus, the popsicle molds keep everything looking super neat and pretty.
I’m not going to lie, this peanut butter and chocolate covered banana pops recipe wouldn’t make my list of healthy popsicles, but it’s okay to indulge every once in a while. No, really, it is. And it isn’t all bad… it does have bananas in it.
If you and your family aren’t big on bananas, you can pretty easily customize this peanut butter and chocolate covered banana pops recipe. For example, instead of bananas, you could use sliced strawberries. Furthermore, if you aren’t a fan of peanuts, instead of coating the peanut butter and chocolate covered banana pops with crushed peanuts you can use sprinkles or just leave them “plain”. Trust me, they’ll still taste amazing.
If you’re looking for other (healthier) ways than this peanut butter and chocolate covered banana pops recipe to sneak fruits and veggies into your little one’s diet, be sure to check out these orange juice and fruit popsicles and these homemade Go-Gurts with hidden veggies.
1. Add milk, peanut butter, and chocolate syrup to blender and blend on milkshake mode for several minutes.
2. Fill popsicle molds about 3/4 of the way full.
3. Slice a banana.
Tip: Consider using this handy banana slicer to quickly and easily slice your banana.
4. Carefully add the banana to the sides of your molds (about 3-4 slices per popsicle).
5. Fill molds the rest of the way with milk mixture.
6. Carefully place the tops on and set in the freezer for 4-6 hours.
7. Run popsicle molds under hot water for about 15 seconds and carefully wiggle sticks to remove popsicles from the molds.
8. Fill a mug about 1/2 way with Smucker’s Magic Shell and dip chocolate pops in halfway.
9. Sprinkle with crushed peanuts (optional) and set on a piece of parchment paper to harden.
10. Enjoy your peanut butter and chocolate covered banana pops!
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