Diet.com Recipe: Halloween Chocolate Ghost Boo-nana Pops
Bananas are a great source of potassium and magnesium, which has benefits for digestion, heart health and weight loss. These cute banana ghosts are not only fun and easy to make, they are a great way to get your kids to eat healthy fruit this Halloween.
The recipe makes four pops per banana with plenty of chocolate to spare for additional servings.
• Servings: 4
• Calories: 99
• Fat: 5g
• Protein: 1.3g
• Carb: 14g
• Fiber: 0.7g
• Sugar: 11g
• Sodium: 10.9mg
• 1 Banana
• 1 cup of quality white chocolate (for ½ ounce of chocolate per serv.)
• 8 small chocolate chips for eyes.
• 4 small chocolate buttons for mouths (optional)
• 4 Popsicle sticks
• Cut one banana crosswise and length wise to make 4 even quarters.
• Insert popsicle sticks into banana quarters.
• Freeze the banana pops on a tray lined with wax paper.
• Melt chocolate in a mug or a deep bowl. You can microwave the chocolate for 30 seconds, or put it over some hot water, stirring until chocolate is soft and smooth.
• Dip the frozen banana pops into the melted chocolate to form a smooth thin layer. Remove excess chocolate as necessary.
• Place the pops back on the wax paper and quickly add chocolate chips to form the eyes and mouth before the chocolate hardens.
• Freeze for another 15 minutes.
• Once frozen, your Halloween Chocolate Ghost Boo-nana Pops are ready to eat.