Choco-Nana Pops

Makes 6 servings.

  • 1 cup low-fat chocolate milk
  • 1 ripe banana, peeled
  • 2 Tbsp. chocolate syrup
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 6 (3 oz.) paper cups
  • Aluminum foil
  • 6 popsicle sticks

Pour milk into blender; cut banana into pieces and add to milk. Add chocolate syrup and vanilla. Blend on high speed until thick, about 1 minute. Divide mixture among the cups. Cover each cup with foil. Poke popsicle sticks through foil and into mixture. Freeze until firm. A quick dip in hot water lets you easily remove the cup from the popsicle, and the foil prevents dripping.

This recipe from the National Dairy Association first appeared in the July 1999 issue of Our State.

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