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Chocolate Banana Burgers and Cinnamon Fries Recipe

I was trying to make a nut butter-chocolate spread.  I started with some almonds, cocoa powder, honey and a little salt.  What I got was more like a thick dough, and it actually looked like meat! That’s when I decided a little “meat patty” might be more fun than a chocolate spread.  So, that’s what we did.  These little ‘one bite burgers’ pack some nutrients that turn this sweet little snack into a nutrition powerhouse!

Chocolate Banana Burgers and Cinnamon Fries Recipe. Our favorite fun treat!Chocolate Banana Burgers and Cinnamon Fries Recipe. Our favorite fun treat!

Chocolate Banana Burgers and Cinnamon Fries Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup raw almonds
  • 2 TBL cocoa powder
  • 2 TBL honey
  • dash of salt
  • 1 banana
  • Apple peels

Instructions

  1. Place almonds, cocoa powder, honey, and salt in a high powered blender or food processor. Pulse until you have a paste.
  2. Slice bananas and peel apple.
  3. Assemble your burger with one slice banana, cocoa patty, apple peel, and another banana.
Chocolate Banana Burgers and Cinnamon Fries Recipe. Our favorite fun treat!Chocolate Banana Burgers and Cinnamon Fries Recipe. Our favorite fun treat!Chocolate Banana Burgers and Cinnamon Fries Recipe. Our favorite fun treat!

To turn the chocolate patties into a chocolate spread, you can add some oil.  1-3 TBL of oil, until it becomes spreadable.

The cinnamon fries were easy enough.  We’ve done it before on this post.

  •  Slice apples into sticks
  • Shake cinnamon onto apples.
  • Store in a bag in the fridge until you are ready to eat them (the longer the better!)

So, have fun with these!!



13 Comments

Kristen

Nicely done! What a cute treat – I love it. I’ll definitely try this on my three-year-old, I think he’ll love it.

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Maria

Found these when I was looking for an alternative to cake for my daughter’s birthday treat for school. Is there something I could replace the almonds with and keep it healthy, since schools are all nut-free these days?

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Tiffany

This would be great w dried fruit as the “meat” too. Yum an super cute idea

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Cas

is there something I can use to replace the honey? trying to make fun young toddler friendly treats for my lo’s 1st bday party. TIA

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What a fabulous idea!!! Can’t wait to try this out for our twins. I simple and great idea to add variety for kids and adults alike. Thanks!!!

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