This recipe was originally made for Passover, so what you're seeing under the layers of banana/chocolate/nutty goodness is matzoh, but obviously any sort of flat bread/cookie/cracker will do. Consider: rice cakes, graham crackers, 'nilla wafers?
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Slice bananas thinly onto base (this is matzoh!) but you can use any base.

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Fashion yourself a double boiler. You can do this by simmering water in a pot and 1) holding a smaller pot over it or 2) putting a glass or metal bowl (NOT PLASTIC) over the simmering pot-that way you don't have to hold it at all!

Make sure there is no water in the top pot/bowl or the chocolate will behave in a strange way! Be patient, the chocolate will do all the work for you.


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Coat (12 o'clock) or drizzle (5-8 o'clock) the chocolate onto the sliced bananas.
To drizzle dip a spoon into the melted chocolate mix and just wave it over whatever you want to drizzle. Leave yourself plenty of extra paper on the sides, this can get messy. Drizzling is the easiest way to make something look decorative and altogether pretty.

Finally, before the chocolate melts, throw on some chopped walnuts (these you can just buy or "chop" them yourself by throwing some walnuts into a ziplock  back and pounding it something heavy-this is very fun)

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Great variations include putting sliced dried figs under the chocolate. You can also use strawberries. If chocolate isn't your thing, feel free to buy peanut butter chips, caramel chips (use these with apples!), whatever you feel works.

The point is that these are great to put out for a dinner party because they look fancy but homemade at the same time.

Finally, if you don't want to bother with fruit and really want to keep it simple, use same chocolate techniques to cover some pretzels.

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Consider these as little dessert bruschetta. You can make a whole little cocktail/wine party out of this if you make a savory style one too!


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