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Chocoscotch Banana Bites


3 Hr. 20 Min.
20 Min.
Skill Level:
18 snacks

Looking for a quick and easy dessert finger food? Serve these bite-size treats on a lollipop stick. We love how these utensil-free sweets start with wholesome bananas, then turn them into something totally new. Sprinkle with butterscotch, banana and HERSHEY'S Chocolate Chips. These Chocoscotch Banana Bites are perfect for after-school snacks, lunch boxes or sweet hors d'oeuvres at a party.  Fruit and chocolate pair perfectly! Next, make these Brownie 'n Fruit Kabobs for another fruit-forward dessert on a stick.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Freeze Time
3 hours


  • 4
    bananas (medium sized)
  • 1 cup
    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

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

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.


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.


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.


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.

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