Peanut Butter Banana Bonbons


These frozen chocolate banana bites are great for summer snacking. Keep a stash in the freezer for an anytime treat.

Peanut Butter Banana Bonbons
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
25 mins
Freeze Time:
3 hrs
Stand Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs 35 mins


  • 3 large bananas

  • ¼ cup peanut butter

  • 1 11.5-12 ounce package semisweet, bittersweet or milk chocolate pieces

  • 2 teaspoon shortening

  • Coarse sea salt or peanut half


  1. Line a baking sheet with foil; set aside. Slice bananas about 3/8-inch thick. Spread in an even layer on prepared baking sheet. Freeze 1 hour. Spread half of the banana slices with peanut butter; top with remaining frozen banana slices. Return to freezer for 1 to 2 hours or until firm.

  2. In a small saucepan combine chocolate and shortening. Cook and stir over low heat until chooclate is melted. Cool for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. Line another baking sheet with waxed paper. Working with a few at a time, dip frozen bonbons into melted chocolate, turning to coat. Let excess chocolate drip back into pan. Place on prepared baking sheet. Immediately sprinkle lightly with coarse sea salt or add a peanut half. Freeze about 1 hour or until firm.

  4. Let stand at room temperature about 10 minutes before serving. For longer storage, transfer frozen bonbons to a covered freezer container.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

97 Calories
6g Fat
13g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 25
Calories 97
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Sodium 107mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 1.6mg 8%
Calcium 6mg 0%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 132mg 3%
Folate, total 7.4mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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