Friday, July 8, 2011

Monkey Muffins

I had not made muffins in a really long time and now all of a sudden find myself in a "muffin mood" lately.  These were so good.  I froze half and was really glad when the rest got eaten because I couldn't stop eating them.  It is a great flavor combination.  YUM!!
Monkey Muffins
Adapted from Counting Chef
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/4 cup sour cream
1 cup mashed bananas
2/3 cup peanut butter
1 Tablespoon milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Cream butter and sugar together.  Add eggs beating well. Beat in the bananas, sour cream, peanut butter, milk and vanilla. Add flour, salt and soda.  Mix until all is mixed in completely.  Fold in chocolate chips.  Fill greased muffin tins 3/4 full. Bake for 14-16 minutes.  Becareful not to overbake. 
Makes 24 regular sized muffins.
*The Counting Chef has created a healthier version you can find here.
Delicious!!

8 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness. These sound delicious! I have some uber ripe bananas that need to be used, so I will definitely be whipping up a batch or these yummy looking muffins.

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  2. Delicious! Love the flavors in this one!

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  3. Sounds great! I was wondering where the name came from, now I see:@)

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  4. Yum! Bananas, pb, and chocolate chips?! All in one muffin? Sounds amazing!

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  5. These sound great. Almost like individual servings of banana bread :)

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  6. Bananas, peanut butter AND chocolate??? YUM! That sounds wonderful! I haven't made muffins in forever either. You have inspired me! =o)

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  7. These sure sound good, and I am always looking for a new recipe to use up that last banana! Thanks.

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  8. I'm the creator of Peanut Butter Monkey Muffins. I'm glad you enjoy the recipe. I like you addition of the sour cream. I bet them make the muffins richer and moister! I have started making these as mini muffins. My kids enjoy popping the little ones in their mouths and they are a great size to take to a large get together. I also have a much healthier version. Of course the healthy ones aren't as fabulous, but thought I would share it if you wanted to try. The recipe is at the bottom of the page.
    http://countingchef.blogspot.com/2011/06/monamie-mardi-peanut-butter-monkey.html

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