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20170122_143446_wm          FRUITY AND NUTTY STICKS

It can quite often be extremely challenging to find a snack that is not filled with junk. This simple treat idea with few fruits on sticks and coated with chocolate and nuts, will definately makes your kiddo asking for more.

These fruity sticks place a fun and simple twist on your favorite summer treat. Just place Strawberries, Pineapple and Banana on a stick. Then add on some chocolate dipping and nuts! Voila!! You have a fun summer time treat.
Prep Time 5 Minutes                                   Cook Time 10 minutes

Serves 4

Ingredients

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2 Bananas small chopped into thick rounds
Cored Pineapple pieces(small) 6
3 Strawberries cut into half
1 kiwi cut into 4 pieces
Half of green apple chopped into pieces
1 cup melted Chocolate
1/4 cup Chopped Peanuts
6 icecream Sticks                                              Method:

Cut strawberries in half.
For each strawberry half, cut an equal size piece of banana and pineapple.
Cut kiwi into half first and cut the half into equal size pieces.

Cut green apple into half first and then cut that into 2 equal size pieces.
Now assemble the fruits on ice cream sticks.

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Place pineapple on first, then banana, kiwi or green apple and lastly strawberry.
Place in freezer for 10 minutes.

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Melt chocolate by heating in microwave for 30 seconds, stirring and repeating until melted and smooth.
Line a tray with parchment paper to place fruits dipped in chocolate.

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Put chopped nuts in small plate to use for dipping.

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Dip cold fruit in chocolate, then into nuts, then place on prepared tray.
Keep this tray back in fridge for few minutes.

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Enjoy the healthy fruity snack.