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This Peanut Butter, Chocolate Pop Recipe Will Change Breakfast Forever

Protein-rich peanut butter, creamy yogurt, and cocoa powder form the base of these pops; chopped salted nuts add a savory crunch and an immune-boosting dose of magnesium.

These recipes originally appeared in Clean Eating Magazine. For more healthy recipes, visit cleaneating.com.

See also Trail Mix Granola Bites

Servings
8
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
240 min
Duration
255 min

Ingredients

  • 1 large banana 
  • 1 cup whole-milk Greek yogurt
  • ¾ cup plain unsweetened almond milk
  • ½ cup natural smooth peanut butter, divided
  • 3 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • ½ cup salted peanuts, chopped and divided
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder

Equipment

  • 8 3-oz pop molds

Preparation

1. Add banana, yogurt, milk, ¼ cup peanut butter, and maple syrup to a blender, and blend until smooth.

2. Sprinkle ¼ cup peanuts among bottoms of molds. Remove half the banana-yogurt mixture from the blender and divide evenly between popsicle molds.

3. Add cocoa powder to the blender with the remaining banana-yogurt mixture; blend to combine. Pour mixture into molds, then drizzle in remaining ¼ cup peanut butter. Top with remaining ¼ cup peanuts. Add sticks and freeze until set, at least 4 hours. To release pops, run mold under warm water until loose.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1
  • Calories 217
  • Carbohydrate Content 15 g
  • Cholesterol Content 4 mg
  • Fat Content 14 g
  • Fiber Content 2 g
  • Protein Content 9 g
  • Sodium Content 58 mg
  • Sugar Content 9 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 7 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 3 g