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Here’s the ultimate treasure trove of chocolate recipes! These snacks aren’t just scrumptious, they’re also packed with extra goodness, making them ideal for sharing with toddlers and kids.

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Healthy Chocolate Recipes

Chocolate is like a warm hug for me, and while I absolutely adore diving into its rich, decadent goodness, as a registered dietitian, I’m all about finding ways to sneak in extra nutrition.

These recipes prioritize simple and nutritious ingredients while satisfying those sweet cravings without compromising on taste.

If your little ones adore chocolate as much as mine do, I’m confident these recipes will be a hit, and you can feel good about serving them knowing they’re both delicious and wholesome.

Related: Favorite Toddler Snack Ideas

1. Banana Chocolate Chunk Muffins

A side view of the inside of a baked muffins surrounded by other baked muffins in a muffin tin.

Making these Banana Chocolate Chunk Muffins is SO easy! They offer the perfect balance of wholesome ingredients, while being moist, filling, and have just the right amount of sweetness. Add more protein and make these banana protein muffins!

2. Chocolate Banana Pancakes

Stacked pancakes topped with yogurt and raspberries.

Treat your family to these fluffy Chocolate Banana Pancakes that not only taste delicious but also pack in wholesome goodness like oats, ripe bananas, and spinach. Made with simple ingredients, they’re naturally sweetened and ideal for any occasion – from quick weekday breakfasts to special family brunches.

For more easy pancake recipes, check my post about Healthy Pancakes for Babies and Toddlers.

3. Healthy Banana Brownies

A close up shot of a brownie with a bite taken

These Healthy Banana Brownies are a healthier option with just the right amount of sweetness, perfect for rescuing those overripe bananas. Whip them up easily with simple ingredients for a satisfying snack or healthy dessert. Add a scoop of ice cream for extra indulgence—you won’t be able to resist!

For more ways to use up any bananas you might have on hand, these Healthy Banana Recipes will come in handy!

4. Orange Chocolate Brownies

Sliced orange chocolate brownies shot from above.

Introducing the ultimate healthy treat – Orange Chocolate Brownies! They’re rich, fudgy, and perfectly balanced with the vibrant zest of orange. Plus, they’re made with simple ingredients like chocolate chips, dates, and applesauce for a sweet and nutritious twist.

These brownies are a breeze to make and perfect for any occasion, from holiday gatherings to satisfying your sweet tooth.

5. Chocolate Balls

Close-up of chocolate balls.

Whip up these Chocolate Balls in just 10 minutes! With six simple ingredients and no added sugar, they’re a nutritious and delicious snack for kids and adults alike. They’re so tasty, they might not last long!

No-bake bliss balls are my go-to for a quick energy boost—they’re convenient, customizable, and always a hit with my kids. And these chocolate ones are no exception!

Looking for more easy snack ideas? Check out my carrot cake balls, apricot balls, and peanut butter bliss balls!

6. Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

A direct shot of muffin with a bite taken out.

These mouthwatering Chocolate Zucchini Muffins are fluffy, fudgy, and perfectly moist, with just the right amount of sweetness and a healthy dose of fiber. They’re a chocolate lover’s dream!

Enjoy these muffins for breakfast, as a snack, or a delightful treat any time of day. For more recipes embracing the ease of making muffins, I have a collection of Healthy Muffins for Babies just for you!

7. Chocolate Avocado Pudding

A close up overhead shot of chocolate pudding in a glass bowl with three raspberries.

Whip up this creamy Chocolate Avocado Pudding with just five ingredients and a blender—yes, avocado in a pudding! But don’t worry, you won’t taste it. It adds a richness and creaminess that satisfies. It’s perfect for adding nutrition to desserts or snacks, great for picky eaters or those needing more healthy fats.

There’s no added sugar, yet it’s plenty sweet and chocolatey—everything you’d want! Enjoy it for breakfast with fruit or get creative with toppings like fresh fruit, nuts, coconut flakes, peanut butter, or chocolate chips. It’s a delicious, versatile treat for everyone!

I’ve put together a Guide to Avocado for Babies if you’re looking for more ways to add them to your child’s diet.

8. Healthy Hot Chocolate

Side view of hot chocolate in a mug.

Cozy up with your kids with this homemade Healthy Hot Chocolate. Once you have tried it, you’ll never want to go back to store-bought mix! It’s rich, flavorful, and low in sugar, made with 5 basic ingredients in just 5 minutes.

What’s great is how customizable it is—adjust the maple syrup or chocolate to suit your taste, or try different types of chocolate for variety.

Kids love it, and it’s a fun way to let them personalize their drink with their favorite toppings like whipped cream, marshmallows, or a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg.

9. Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips

A halved and sliced banana bread on a green plate.

You’re in for a treat with this Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips—it’s incredibly easy with just 5 simple ingredients! It’s moist, fluffy, and bursting with banana flavor.

10. Banana Popsicles

Banana popsicles two ways - strawberry yogurt and chocolate walnut.

These homemade Banana Popsicles take healthy chocolate treats to the next level! Minimal effort, maximum satisfaction—your kids will love them!

Get creative with the toppings! Nuts, seeds, freeze-dried fruit, granola, cereal, coconut flakes, and sprinkles—so many options to choose from!

11. Strawberry Yogurt Clusters

An overhead shot of halved yogurt clusters, facing up to show the inside.

These Strawberry Yogurt Clusters are an effortless yet incredibly satisfying healthy chocolate snack! Perfect any time of day, these clusters are not only kid-friendly but also grown-up approved.

You can customize them with different fruits, nuts, or granola for extra crunch and flavor. These Frozen Yogurt Covered Blueberries are absolutely delicious when coated in chocolate.

About Min

Thank you so much for stopping by! I am Min, a Registered Dietitian, a Christ follower, a wife, and a mom to our two miracle babies! Currently, I’m having a ton of fun feeding their tummies and sharing our baby led weaning journey! Follow me on Instagram if interested in seeing daily menu as well as tips and tricks.

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