Chocoscotch Banana Bites

Details

Time
3 hours 20 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
18 snacks

Looking for a quick and easy dessert finger-food? Serve these bite size treats on a lollipop stick. Sprinkle with butterscotch, banana and HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet, Mini Semi-Sweet or SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Freeze Time
3 hours

Ingredients

  • 4

    bananas (medium-sized)

  • 1 cup

    HERSHEY'S Butterscotch Chips, divided

  • 1 cup

    HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Mildly Sweet Chocolate Chips HERSHEY'S Semi Sweet Chocoate Chips or HERSHEY'S Mini Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips, divided

  • 4 tsps

    shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil), divided

  • plastic straws cut into 2-inch pieces, or lollipop sticks

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

tray
tray
paper
wax paper
chef hat
cutting board
measuring cup
measuring cups
rubber scraper
rubber scraper
bowls
microwave-safe bowls
microwave
microwave
freezer
freezer
1

Cover tray with wax paper. Peel bananas; cut diagonally into 1-inch pieces. Place straw piece halfway into each banana piece. Place on prepared tray; cover and freeze until firm.

2

Coarsely chop 1/2 cup butterscotch chips; set aside in small bowl. Coarsely chop 1/2 cup chocolate chips; set aside in separate small bowl.

3

Place remaining 1/2 cup butterscotch chips and 2 teaspoons shortening in small microwave-safe bowl.. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 30 seconds; stir. Continue heating 10 seconds at a time or until mixture is melted and smooth when stirred. Dip half of banana pieces into butterscotch mixture, covering each banana piece completely; roll in chopped chocolate chips. Place back on prepared tray. Cover; return to freezer until set.

4

Repeat melting procedure with remaining 1/2 cup chocolate chips and remaining 2 teaspoons shortening. Coat remaining banana pieces; roll in chopped butterscotch chips. Cover; return to freezer. About 1-1/2 dozen snacks.

Additional questions?