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Peanut Butter-Banana Muffins

These bite-sized muffins make a delightful treat. Banana and peanut butter are ideal partners and taste terrific with chocolate. —Patty Putter, Marion, Kansas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
  • Makes
    4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 3/4 cup mashed ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup dry roasted peanuts, coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first 7 ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the egg, milk, bananas, peanut butter, applesauce and vanilla. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in chocolate chips.
  • Fill greased or paper-lined miniature muffin cups three-fourths full. For topping, in a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, peanuts and chocolate chips. Sprinkle over muffins. Bake at 350° for 10-13 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 miniature muffin: 80 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 71mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.

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