Slow Cooker Honey Bananas

This post may include affiliate links.

Need a healthy treat? These healthy slow cooker honey bananas should do the trick! Slow cooker recipes are a great option for dessert because they alleviate the need to spend hours baking in the oven. During the hot summer months, you can enjoy a sweet, fresh dessert without heating the entire kitchen up. And during the winter months, these gooey, sweet bananas taste cozy and delicious.

Dessert is always a challenge for people trying to eat healthy. Many options are loaded with saturated fat, refined sugar, and plenty of calories. Many dieters assume dessert is a no-no until they reach their goal weight, but eliminating all the foods they love only aggravates their sweet tooth more. Instead of cutting out all desserts, find healthy options that allow you to indulge without ruining your efforts. There are plenty of ways to turn everyday fruit into an indulgent treat without overdoing it with fat and calories.

Best of all, when you choose fruit for dessert, you boost your nutrition intake even more. There isn’t much good for you found in cookies, cakes, and candy, but when you incorporate fruit into your dessert, you get more vitamins and minerals into your diet. What could be better than enjoying a sweet treat AND improving your health?

Looking for other health dessert options? Try our selection of mini serving desserts or whip up one of these delicious dishes here or here.

Slow Cooker Honey Bananas

Slow Cooker Honey Bananas

Minimum Slow Cooker Size: 2 quarts

Yields: 8 Servings | Serving Size: 1/2 Cup | Calories: 109 | Total Fat: 1 gm | Saturated Fats: 1 gm | Trans Fats: 0 gm | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 1 mg | Carbohydrates: 27 gm | Dietary fiber: 2 gm | Sugars: 18 gm | Protein: 1 gm | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 3 |


  • 4 bananas
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 3 tablespoon raw honey
  • Juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed Cardamom Seeds
  • Chopped hazelnuts or almonds for sprinkling (optional)


  1. Put coconut oil in slow cooker, turn on and melt if needed.
  2. Peel bananas and cut diagonally in 1/2" slices.
  3. Place bananas in the slow cooker.
  4. Sprinkle lemon juice and cardamom over bananas. Add honey.
  5. Stir to ensure bananas well coated without breaking.
  6. Cook on low for 2 hours.
  7. Sprinkle with nuts if desired. enjoy!

Don’t miss out on the latest and greatest from Skinny Ms…
Be sure to subscribe to our daily eNewsletter. Also, like our Facebook page and follow us on Pinterest for tasty recipes, clean eating tips, and healthy lifestyle resources.

For more delicious and nutritious recipes from SkinnyMs., check out our SkinnyMs. Recipe Collection of 101 Fan Favorites.

Do you have a favorite SkinnyMs. recipe? We’d love to hear about it. Tell us what you think in the comments section below.

4 Comments on "Slow Cooker Honey Bananas"

  1. Lauriebrand  August 12, 2012

    These look delicious.

  2. Shery Talarico Sullivan  January 26, 2013

    The picture looks like they are bigger than a 1/2″.

  3. star  August 6, 2013

    can't do coconut of any kind what else could you use


Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.