Chocolate Bacon Almond Butter Bananas

This is truly a decadent dessert that you and your guests will love

Before you make this recipe, just know there are so many different ways that you can make this recipe so please get creative. Try hollowing out the bananas, then dip in chocolate and roll in bacon bits. Yum!

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  • bananas
  • strips of bacon, cooked crispy
  • 1/2  Cup  almond butter
  • 1  Cup  chocolate chips
  • cinnamon to sprinkle


Peel your bananas. Cut each banana into thirds, and then cut each third in half lengthwise to make banana slices. Lay out your banana slices, add almond butter to both slices and then lay a slice of bacon on each slice. Put the two banana halves together to make a sandwich and set on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet to freeze.

Continue this until all of your bananas are made into sandwiches with almond butter and bacon in the middle. Transfer to a freezer and let sit for at least 30 minutes. When you're ready, place your enjoy life chocolate chips or dark chocolate in a double boiler and temper your chocolate until it is melted. Remove your bananas from the freezer and dip each one in your melted chocolate and return them to your cookie sheet. Sprinkle them all with cinnamon and then return to the freezer. Keep frozen until ready to serve

Chocolate Shopping Tip

There are so many varieties of chocolate on the shelves today it can be overwhelming to pick one – as a general rule of thumb, the fewer the ingredients, the better the chocolate.

Chocolate Cooking Tip

When melting chocolate, use a double boiler and stir occasionally to avoid scorching chocolate at the bottom of the bowl.

Chocolate Wine Pairing

Sweet chenin blanc, muscat, or amontillado sherry with nut-based desserts; sauternes or sweet German wines with pound cake, cheesecake, and other mildly sweet desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines with sweeter desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines, port, madeira, late-harvest zinfandel, or cabernet sauvignon or cabernet franc with chocolate desserts.