Snack Attack: Chocolate Dipped Banana Chips

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Chocolate Dipped Banana Chips

When I was a kid I hated banana chips. FYI, I was down with regular bananas, but banana chips?! Hell no. As I get older though, my food likes and dislikes continually change. And now, I buy banana chips pretty regularly and bring them along on car rides and hikes.

So, today, in honor of banana lover’s day (which is today), I whipped up a little something that even my childhood self would have devoured…chocolate dipped banana chips!

Because once you add a little chocolate to the mix, it’s pretty much go time, regardless of what is underneath said chocolate dipping. Amiright? Plus, this mini sugar rush is one part healthy – it is one half banana after all. So you don’t have to feel too guilty about these little treat. Bonus!

Chocolate Dipped Banana Chips

Ingredients:

– banana chips
– white chocolate morsels OR almond bark
– gel food coloring
– parchment paper

Instructions:

Start my melting the chocolate in the microwave for 30 second intervals, stirring in between, until chocolate is completely melted.

Then mix in the desired color of gel food coloring thoroughly.

Note on colors: I started with purple to create the lilac color that I love so much. Then, added other colors as I went to change it up. So, to get the pinkish color, I added pink to the purple chocolate that had already been mixed. To get the orange color, I added yellow to the pink. And to get the grayish green color, I added blue.

Lastly, dip the banana chips half way into the chocolate. Pull out and let each chip harden on parchment paper. Enjoy!

Chocolate Dipped Banana Chips

Chocolate Dipped Banana Chips

Eat the finished chips alone, add it to a homemade trail mix, or (my favorite) sprinkle onto of a bowl of ice cream for a little bit of crunch.

Chocolate Dipped Banana Chips

Chocolate Dipped Banana Chips

Chocolate Dipped Banana Chips

Concept, photography, and styling by Brittni Mehlhoff

So what do you think? Are you a banana lover or do you fall more firmly into the hell no category for this one? Would love to hear your thoughts.

24 comments | Click here to reply

Drooling over here! Love that they’re pastel 🙂
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Katelyn | August 27th, 2015 at 8:47 am

Haha. Thanks Katelyn. I’m pretty obsessed with pastels.

Brittni | August 27th, 2015 at 8:59 am

Looks delicious! I can’t wait to give these a try!
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Heather @ The Deans List Blog | August 27th, 2015 at 9:00 am

Thanks Heather. Let me know how they turn out!

Brittni | August 27th, 2015 at 9:05 am

this looks absolutely delicious!!!!
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Marta | August 27th, 2015 at 9:06 am

Thanks Marta! You should totally give them a try.

Brittni | August 27th, 2015 at 9:09 am

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Isabelle | August 27th, 2015 at 9:11 am

Thanks Isabelle. I’ll sure to check it out.

Brittni | August 27th, 2015 at 9:20 am

oo these look tasty xx

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Erika | August 27th, 2015 at 9:34 am

Thanks Erika!

Brittni | August 27th, 2015 at 10:00 am

I used to LOVE frozen dipped bananas at the fair, I bet these would be great frozen too! YUM
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Steph@thestephblog | August 27th, 2015 at 10:01 am

YUM! I hadn’t thought of that Steph, but that’s such a good idea. I’m going to have to try that.

Brittni | August 27th, 2015 at 10:07 am

yum yum yum this looks so good I must try!

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bella B | August 27th, 2015 at 11:05 am

These banana chips look delicious! I’m going to have to try these real soon!

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Paige | August 27th, 2015 at 12:34 pm

These look more like art than food – beautiful! And OF COURSE there’s a banana lover’s day – we need to start inventing our own holidays! 🙂
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Lindsay - Shrimp Salad Circus | August 27th, 2015 at 1:15 pm

Ooh that looks so delicious. And I still have some banana chips in the closets.

Moira | August 27th, 2015 at 2:36 pm

Not only do these sound super tasty, they are so pretty. Would be perfect for a girly summer picnic.

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Rae | August 27th, 2015 at 6:22 pm

We have been going crazy for bananas all summer! This is so great! I’m all for chocolate dipped anything. Even plastic! I’d probably eat that, too.
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Lexy | Proper | August 28th, 2015 at 12:48 am

They look delicious!!

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Wow this looks really cute! and really really good!? I have to try this myself 🙂

Laura DeNice | August 29th, 2015 at 9:44 am

These look AMAZING!!!
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The banana chips look so good! And the colors you mixed you used are so adorable, I can’t wait to try out the recipe and bring them to share with my co-workers 🙂

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