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Freshly baked banana muffins with chocolate chips and peanut butter chips

Banana Muffins with Chocolate and Peanut Butter Chips

  • Author: Natalie
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 12 muffins 1x
  • Category: Desserts
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American


Make this easy recipe for Banana Muffins with Chocolate and Peanut Butter Chips for moist, delicious muffins! Perfect for breakfast, a snack, or dessert!



  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 to 1 1/3 cups ripe bananas, mashed (about 3 medium bananas)
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter chips, divided
  • 1/4 cup semi-sweet mini chocolate chips, divided


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Line a muffin tin with 12 paper cups.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Set aside.
  3. Use about 1/2 of a banana to cut 12 thin banana slices to be used for decoration. Mash the remaining 2 1/2 bananas in a small bowl and set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, whisk together the sugar and vegetable oil. Whisk in the egg followed by the mashed bananas. Stir in the dry ingredients followed by 2 tablespoons each of the peanut butter and chocolate chips.
  5. Pour batter evenly in the 12 muffin cups. Place a banana slice in the center of each muffin. Scatter the remaining peanut butter and chocolate chips on top of the muffins.
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean or with only a few moist crumbs when inserted into the center of a muffin.


This recipe is also delicious using only chocolate chips! Just omit the peanut butter chips and add an extra 1/4 cup of chocolate chips.Use semi-sweet or dark chocolate and mini, regular sized and chocolate chunks all work! 

Keywords: banana, peanut butter chips, chocolate chips, moist, breakfast, dessert