These Frozen Pineapple Pops dipped in chocolate and coconut are the perfect way to cool down on a hot summer day! Make some today and stick them in the freezer to have on hand all throughout the summer!
Frozen pineapple pops are a fun fruit treat, and a great way to beat the summer heat.
They're a little bit healthy, a little bit decadent, and a whole lot of tasty!!
- The ingredient list:
- Kitchen tools and equipment needed:
- How this recipe came to be:
- The perfect luau party food!
- Can the coconut be left out of this recipe?
- Can chopped nuts be added to frozen pineapple pops?
- How long does this recipe take from start to finish?
- How to make frozen pineapple pops dipped in chocolate and coconut:
- Printable Recipe Card
The ingredient list:
- pineapple slices, fresh or canned
- semi-sweet chocolate chips
- sweetened coconut (unsweetened will also work)
- coconut oil
- sucker sticks
Kitchen tools and equipment needed:
- baking sheet
- parchment paper
- chef's knife
- cutting board
- paper towels
- medium-size microwave-safe bowl
- measuring spoons
- medium skillet (for toasting coconut)
- sucker or Popsicle sticks
How this recipe came to be:
Out of the corner of my eye, I spotted something in the frozen foods case at Costco that instantly made my head spin with inspiration and excitement!
The next thing I knew I was happily whipping up these Frozen Pineapple Pops at home, and I'm totally anxious to share them with you today!
The perfect luau party food!
Hey, Gang! if you're planning on throwing a Hawaiian luau this summer, keep these frozen fruit treats on hand to serve to your party guests!
Everyone will love them, which will make you the hostess (or host), with the mostess (or most)!
Can the coconut be left out of this recipe?
Sure thing. If you're not a coconut fan by all means leave it out!
Can chopped nuts be added to frozen pineapple pops?
I suggest toasting them lightly first (in a dry skillet) to get the most flavor, but that's optional.
My (chopped) nut suggestions are salted peanuts, honey roasted peanuts, pecans, almonds, hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, and cashews.
How long does this recipe take from start to finish?
Not long at all. Approximately 30 minutes until the pineapple pops are ready for the freezer.
Freeze them at least 3 hours and they're ready to serve.
Q - So I dipped my frozen pineapple popsicle in the chocolate and it did not stick! What did I do wrong? Did I have the popsicles out too long or was my chocolate microwaved too long?
A - If the pineapple is wet, the chocolate will not stick. If frozen and left out long enough for them to slightly melt, this will cause the problem.
You have to work quickly before they have a chance to thaw. If they do thaw slightly, blot any excess moisture with a paper towel before dipping.
How to make frozen pineapple pops dipped in chocolate and coconut:
- Cut pineapple slices into 2" - 3" pieces (canned or fresh pineapple works equally well for this).
- Insert a sucker stick or popsicle stick into each pineapple piece and lay them on a baking sheet.
- Dry each pineapple piece with paper towels and then freeze them for at least 20 minutes.
- Meanwhile, melt the chocolate chips and coconut oil in a microwave-safe bowl until smooth and creamy.
- Toast the coconut in a dry pan, stirring frequently until the coconut is golden brown.
- Dip the frozen pineapple pops into the melted chocolate and then into the toasted coconut.
- Freeze again (for at least 3 hours).
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Printable Recipe Card
Frozen Pineapple Pops Dipped in Chocolate and Toasted Coconut
- 24 2" - 3" pineapple slices fresh or canned
- 1½ cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 1 cup sweetened coconut
- 24 sucker sticks or popsicle sticks
- Insert the sticks into the cut pineapple slices. Dry each slice of pineapple with a paper towel. Place onto a baking sheet and freeze for at least 20 minutes.
- In a medium-size, microwave-safe bowl, melt the chocolate chips and coconut oil on medium/low power (stirring frequently and checking often) until they're melted and smooth.
- In a dry skillet, toast the coconut until golden brown, stirring frequently. **Note- This happens quickly so be sure to keep an eye on it and don't walk away while toasting.
- Dip the frozen pineapple pops into the melted chocolate and then into the toasted coconut. Freeze again until ready to serve.
I sincerely hope you've enjoyed this frozen pineapple dessert recipe as much as I've enjoyed bringing it to you!
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