Banana Ghosts

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Boo-Nanas are super cute Banana Ghosts that are super easy, quick to make and are healthier than most halloween treats. Plus you control the ingredients.
Prep: 10 minutes
cooling time: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes
Boo-Nanas

These super cute Banana Ghosts are super easy, quick to make and are healthier than most halloween treats. Plus, you control the ingredients.

Boo-Nanas

Ghosts and goblins and bananas, oh my!  Wait, bananas?!  Yep!  You read that right.These Boo-nanas turn ordinary bananas into fun Halloween treats that kids (and kids at heart) will love!They are easy to make and only require three simple ingredients.  Plus, they taste, oh so goooooood!

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What makes this recipe great?Only 3 ingredients, cute to look at and delicious to eat! That is what I call a winning recipe.

  • 20 Minutes: So Quick and Easy!
  • Easy Ingredients: Only three ingredients.
  • Family Friendly: Kids can help make and decorate these banana ghosts.
  • Adaptable: Can make it with low calorie chocolate.

What You Need to Make Banana Ghosts

Ingredients

Equipment

How to Make Banana Ghosts- Step by Step

Boo-Nanas
  • Peel: First, peel bananas and slice in half cross wise, then slice each section in half lengthwise.
  • Melt.: Second, melt chocolate in a double broiler or per package directions.
  • Cool: Finally, place on parchment lined baking sheet and then refrigerate for 10 minutes to set the chocolate.

Common Questions About Banana Ghost Recipe

PICK THE BEST BANANAS?

For these bananas you want ripe but still firm bananas. So pick ones with a few brown spots but no too soft to the touch.

HOW DO I STORE THESE CHOCOLATE GHOSTS?

They should be stored in the freezer in an airtight bag or container for up to three weeks.

BEST WAY TO DIP THE BANANAS INTO THE CHOCOLATE?

Skewer the banana with a wooden skewer, roll the banana in the chocolate or transfer the melted chocolate to an insulated tumbler and dip the entire banana in the chocolate to immerse.

WHAT TO SERVE WITH BANANA GHOSTS?

They are great as they are, Place them on a popsicle stick, or place them on top of a cupcake or even on top of some ice cream.

Expert Tips for Making Boo-Nanas Banana Ghosts

  • Alternative Chocolate: Use chocolate candy melts, chocolate chips or almond bark for this recipe.
  • Short cut tip: Instead of chocolate chip eyes try gel icing for making the eyes.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to freeze the bananas before dipping into chocolate to make them easier to handle and dip.
  • Alternate ingredient: Do not like bananas, make these treats our of strawberries. cut off the top so they can sit stable and then follow the directions for mini ghosts.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Sugar Free chocolate such as these can be used for these banana ghost.

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Boo-Nanas

Boo-Nana Snacks

Yield: 8 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
cooling time: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes
Boo-Nanas are super cute Banana Ghosts that are super easy, quick to make and are healthier than most halloween treats. Plus you control the ingredients.
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Ingredients

  • 2 bananas
  • 2 cup White Candy Quick, or 1 of white chocolate
  • 8 mini chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Peel bananas and slice in half cross wise, then slice each section in half length-wise.
  • Melt chocolate according to the package directions.
  • Dip each banana piece in the chocolate, making sure to completely cover the banana.
  • Place two mini chocolate chips on each ghost where the eyes would be.
  • Refrigerate for 10 minutes to set the chocolate.

Expert Tips

  • Alternative Chocolate: Use chocolate candy melts, chocolate chips or almond bark for this recipe.
  • Short cut tip: Instead of chocolate chip eyes try gel icing for making the eyes.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to freeze the bananas before dipping into chocolate to make them easier to handle and dip.
  • Alternate ingredient: Do not like bananas, make these treats our of strawberries. cut off the top so they can sit stable and then follow the directions for mini ghosts.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Sugar Free chocolate such as these can be used.
 

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 156kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 26mg | Potassium: 106mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 21IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 20 Minutes, Halloween Party

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