Peanut Butter Banana Pops
Recipe courtesy of registered dietitian Annessa Chumbley on behalf of the Georgia Peanut Commission
Yield: 8 pops
4 firm, ripe bananas, peeled and halved crosswise
1 cup melted chocolate wafers
1/2 cup finely chopped peanuts
unsweetened coconut flakes (optional)
chopped dried pineapple (optional)
chopped dried strawberries (optional)
melted peanut butter chips (optional)
Insert one craft stick into each banana half. Place eight banana pops in single layer on small tray covered with parchment paper. Place tray in freezer at least 4 hours or overnight.
Pour melted chocolate into bowl. Dip each frozen banana into bowl, turning to coat. Lay chocolate-covered bananas back on parchment paper. Sprinkle with chopped peanuts. Sprinkle with coconut flakes, pineapple and strawberries, if desired. Drizzle with melted peanut butter chips, if desired.
Serve or wrap individually in plastic wrap and store in freezer.