Banana Pop Recipe
Dessert Recipes for Kids
banana pop recipe is a fun one for kids to
help make for your next dessert.
Of course, even us big kids will have a blast making this dessert.
This fun dessert uses a half of a banana to create a popsicle.
Then cover it with some tasty honey (or melted chocolate instead if you
want) and then roll it in your favorite toppings.
You can coat it with nuts, candy sprinkles, M&M's, crushed
graham crackers or anything you can think of that will stick to the
These delectable delights are like having a banana split without the
ice cream and cherry on top.....yummy.
This banana pop recipe is so much fun for kids to make for
Mother's Day to show her how much they love her.
They will need some help with
cutting the bananas, but after that, they can take it from there and
make their banana pop with their favorite toppings.
The nutrition information
for this dessert recipe is based on using
nuts for the topping. Be sure to adjust the nutritional information and
Weight Watchers Points based on the toppings you use.
Degree of Difficulty
- 1-1/3 cups Toppings, such as
ground toasted almonds, toasted coconut, candy sprinkles or graham
- 4 Large
Bananas (just ripe), peeled
- 1/2 cup
- 8 Wooden Craft Sticks
- Spread toppings of your choice
on a plate or plates.
- Cut bananas in
half crosswise. Insert a craft stick into each cut end.
- Hold banana pop
over plate or waxed paper to catch the drips.
- Spoon about 1
Tbsp. honey over banana, rotating and smoothing honey with back of
spoon to coat all sides. (Or squeeze honey from a plastic honey bear
container and smooth out with spoon.) You can also use melted chocolate
in place of honey. Just be sure to roll on the toppings quickly before
the chocolate hardens.
- Roll banana in
topping of choice until coated on all sides, pressing with fingertips
to help topping adhere .
- Place pops on
waxed paper-lined cookie sheet.
- Repeat with
remaining bananas, honey and toppings.
Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is
noted in the header section below.
The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.
|Nutrition Per Serving
Number of Servings:8
| Sat Fat
Weight Watchers Points
Orig. WW Pts: 5
Note: The nutrition
information for the bananas was not included
when calculating Weight Watchers Points Plus as fruits are zero points
on this method.
You can use
apple slices instead turning this banana pop recipe into apple pops.
You can also freeze your
banana pops before coating them with honey and toppings. This will give
it a cool, popsicle taste and feel to this delicious treat.
National Honey Board
In addition to this banana pop recipe for mom, check out all the
Mother's Day recipes
another fun recipe kids can make with the help of adults. These kabobs
are threaded with different cheese and fruits, making these a tasty
snack or even a side dish.
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younger children can make their own without worrying about the hot
Frozen Dessert Recipes
Try making these frozen fruity desserts for some healthy treats. The
frozen mixed berry popsicles have zero Weight Watchers Points, so you
can have these time and time again without the guilt.
These little sammies are great for parties, after school snacks or even
a light lunch. They are so easy and quick to make that the kids can
help out. Use healthy whole wheat or whole grain breads to get more nutrition.
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