Venango County Recipe of the Day: Frozen Chocolate Monkey Treats

| August 7, 2018

Make your own frozen banana treats with this easy recipe! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

Frozen Chocolate Monkey Treats


3 medium bananas
1 cup dark chocolate chips
2 teaspoons shortening


Chopped peanuts
Toasted sweetened shredded coconut
Colored jimmies


~Cut each banana into six pieces (about 1 inch). Insert a toothpick into each piece; transfer to a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Freeze until completely firm, about one hour.

~In a microwave, melt chocolate and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip banana pieces in chocolate mixture; allow excess to drip off. Dip in toppings as desired; return to baking sheet.

~Freeze at least 30 minutes before serving.

~Makes 1-1/2 dozen treats.

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