Chocolate Covered Frozen Banana Pops
YIELD 20 servings
1 (12-ounce) package firm silken light tofu, drained
1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
20 lollipop or popsicle sticks
1/2 cup chopped peanuts, optional
1. Add tofu to a food processor; process until smooth.
2. Place chocolate in the top of a double boiler. Cook over simmering water until melted. (Or melt chocolate in the microwave.) Add to tofu in food processor. Add vanilla and salt; process until smooth. Pour into a 2-cup measuring cup or small deep bowl.
3. Peel bananas, and cut in half crosswise. Place lollipop sticks into one end of each banana half. Dip bananas in chocolate mixture, twirling to coat. Place on wax paper; sprinkle with peanuts if desired.
4. Freeze until chocolate is hard, about 1 hour.
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