Peanut Butter Banana Muffins Recipe with Cinnamon Chips

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Banana muffins are another way to use up overripe bananas. I have been trying to create a good peanut butter banana muffins recipe for a while now. I finally got a winner.

I am extremely pleased with how this batch turned out, and they are extra delicious with the cinnamon chips. Cinnamon chips might just be a new obsession of mine.

Three muffins on a cutting board with chips and oats.

Banana Muffins with Peanut Butter

Due to Mike’s recent banana obsession, I am finding myself with many overripe bananas. There’s a small time-frame in which bananas are the proper ripeness for Mike.

After they get too yellow, he’s no longer interested. Fine by me since I am having fun creating different banana bread recipes and goodies.

If you need a GF recipe, try these gluten free banana chocolate chip muffins for a moist and fluffy option. There are just so many ways to use up ripe bananas!

Peanut Butter Muffins Ingredients

Here’s what you need to make this muffin recipe. The measurements are in the recipe card below.

  • Overripe bananas
  • Coconut oil: You can also use butter.
  • Agave
  • Egg
  • Vanilla bean paste: You can also use vanilla extract.
  • Baking soda
  • Sea salt
  • Flour
  • Peanut butter
  • Quick oats
  • Cinnamon chips: Feel free to use chocolate chips or nuts instead.

Banana Muffin Directions

Step One: Get Ready

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F and prepare a muffin pan by lining it with cupcake liners or spraying it with nonstick cooking spray.

Step Two: Make the Muffin Batter

Mash the bananas in a bowl. I like to use my stand mixer most of the time.

Melt the coconut oil and add it to the mashed bananas. You can also use butter instead of coconut oil.

Mix in the agave, egg, vanilla, peanut butter, salt, and baking soda and continue to mix.

Slowly add in the flour and oats. Mix well to combine.

Stir in the cinnamon chips.

Step Three: Bake

Pour the batter into the muffin pan, filling each cup about 3/4 of the way.

Bake for 22-25 minutes. Check with a toothpick. Do not over bake.

Three peanut butter muffins with chips sitting on a board.

Peanut Butter Banana Muffin Recipe Notes and FAQ

Do I have to use cinnamon chips?

No, I only used cinnamon chips because they are new to me and I love them. Feel free to use chocolate chips, nuts, or anything else you like in muffins.

Muffins on a board with chips and oats.

Do not over bake.

The first batch I made I baked a little too long at 30 minutes. They were still good, but a little dry. The second batch was perfect at 25 minutes. Definitely do not over bake.

Yield: 16

Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

Peanut Butter Banana Muffins Recipe with Cinnamon Chips

A delicious way to use up overripe bananas, these peanut butter banana muffins with cinnamon chips are tasty.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 overripe bananas
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup agave
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • pinch of pink Himalayan sea salt
  • 1 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup quick oats
  • 1/2 cup cinnamon chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mash bananas in a bowl. I add mine to my mixer most of the time.
  3. Melt coconut oil and add to bananas. (You can use butter instead)
  4. Mix in the agave, egg, vanilla, peanut butter, flax, salt and baking soda.
  5. Slowly add in the flour and oats. Mix well.
  6. Stir in cinnamon chips.
  7. Pour batter into lined muffin tins. Fill about 3/4 of the way.
  8. Bake for 22-25 minutes. Check with a toothpick. Make sure not to over bake.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

16

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 225Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 153mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 1gSugar: 12gProtein: 4g

Nutrition facts are an estimate only.

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6 Comments

  1. These muffins look delicious, I cannot wait to give them a try. I had no idea that they make cinnamon chips, I need to stock up on them. Thank you for sharing this recipe.

  2. Yum, these look so good! I’ve never had cinnamon chips before but they sound amazing! Thanks for sharing!

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  3. Yummy!! Those sound so good! I am always looking for ways to use up bananas as well (the amount of bananas I have in the freezer waiting o to be used is insane. Thanks for linking up with Idea Box!

  4. I love the idea of adding the cinnamon chips! Thanks so much for taking the time to link up with us over at the #HomeMattersParty – we hope to see you again on Friday 🙂 Feel free to bring a friend or two!

  5. These Peanut Butter Banana Muffins look so delicious, and I want to make these for Sunday Brunch. I like how easy they are to make, and they are so healthy. Thanks for sharing an awesome recipe.

  6. This recipe looked so good, I copied it down. I am due to make it this coming week. I thank you for the share.

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