Banana Pop Recipe

This 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. Just add some tasty toppings. You can cover it with some tasty honey or melted chocolate instead if you want and then roll it in your favorite goodies.

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 banana pop.

banana pop recipe

Banana Pop Recipe

This dessert recipe is so much fun for the whole family to make for holidays, summer fun or anytime of the year. Kids may 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.

These delectable delights are like having a banana split without the ice cream and cherry on top.....yummy.

The nutrition information below 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.

Recipe Type:

Dessert, Snack

Degree of Difficulty:

Very Easy


  • 1-1/3 cups Toppings, such as ground toasted almonds, toasted coconut, candy sprinkles or graham cracker crumbs
  • 4 Large Bananas (just ripe), peeled
  • 1/2 cup Honey
  • 8 Wooden Craft Sticks


  1. Spread toppings of your choice on a plate or plates.
  2. Cut bananas in half crosswise. Insert a craft stick into each cut end.
  3. Hold banana pop over plate or waxed paper to catch the drips.
  4. 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.
  5. Roll banana in topping of choice until coated on all sides, pressing with fingertips to help topping adhere .
  6. Place pops on waxed paper-lined cookie sheet.
  7. Repeat with remaining bananas, honey and toppings.
  8. Serve at once.

Cooking Times

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: n/a

Nutrition Facts for Banana Pop Recipe

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
Serving Size 4oz
Calories 261.75
Total Fat 12.19g
      Sat Fat 1g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 22.2mg
Total Carbohydrates 37.86g
      Fiber 4.32g
      Sugar 26.85g
Protein 5.65g

Weight Watchers Points

Smart Points:
8 pts
8 pts
6 pts
5 pts

The nutrition information for the bananas was not included when calculating any of the Weight Watchers Points.


You can use apple slices instead making this an apple pop recipe. 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.

This is a fun recipe kids can make for mom on her special day. Check out all the Mother's Day recipes.

Here's another easy banana pop recipe from Brown Eyed Baker you can try.

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