Chocolate-covered banana pops

Yield: 9 Pops

Measure Ingredient
3 larges Ripe bananas
9 Wooden popsicle sticks
12 ounces HERSHEY'S Chocolate Chips (Semi-Sweet)
2 tablespoons Shortening*
1½ cup Unsalted, roasted peanuts (coarsely chopped)

*(do not use butter, margarine or oil) 1. Peel bananas; cut each into thirds. Insert wooden stick into each banana piece; place on wax-paper-covered tray. Cover; freeze until firm.

2. In microwave-safe container, place chocolate chips and shortening.

Microwave at HIGH (100%) 1-½ to 2 minutes or until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth when stirred.

3. Remove bananas from freezer just before dipping. Dip each piece into warm chocolate, covering completely; allow excess to drip off.

Immediately roll in peanuts. Cover; return to freezer. Serve frozen.

9 pops.

VARIATION: HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S MINI CHIPS Semi-Sweet Chocolate may be substituted for HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips.

[Copyright 1995 Hershey Foods Corporation.] [Recipe may be reprinted courtesy of the Hershey Kitchens.] [Meal-Master format courtesy of Karen Mintzias]

Similar recipes