Certain food combinations just work perfectly together. There’s sweet and sour, peanut butter and chocolate, and one of the ultimate best — banana and peanut butter. It’s a combination made in heaven. Both ingredients are delicious on their own and go with almost anything which is why they’re so incredible when paired. We put together 15 delectable banana and peanut butter recipes for you to devour.
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1. Peanut Butter Banana Brownies
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2. Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Slice
3. Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream
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Who says you can’t make ice cream out of bananas? Well, you can and you can add awesome flavor. This Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream by Crissy Cavanaugh not only includes creamy peanut butter, but has crunchy pretzels in it to make it a satisfying dessert. Feel free to enjoy this ice cream on a cone or in a bowl topped with chocolate syrup or even with caramel sauce.
4. Peanut Butter Overnight Oats
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Peanut butter makes this Peanut Butter Overnight Oats by Hayley Canning really creamy and chia seeds help to thicken it. Maple syrup, banana and raisins, make the oats perfectly sweet. It is full of healthy fats, protein and carbs to keep you full and energized all day.
5. Raw Hot Fudge Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream Cakes
These individual Raw Hot Fudge Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream Cakes by Medha Swaminathan are completely raw, gluten-free, sugar-free! Made with only a handful of all-natural ingredients, these summer treats are both delicious and guilt-free. Creamy peanut butter banana ice cream sits on a grain-free chocolate crust and it’s all topped with a rich peanut butter hot fudge. These cakes are so good, you won’t want to share — good thing it’s single-serve.
6. 6-Ingredient Banana Chocolate Mud Cake With Peanut Butter Frosting
This simple 6-Ingredient Banana Chocolate Mud Cake With Peanut Butter Frosting by Talida Voinea is awesome for when you have a bunch of ripe bananas, but want to go beyond the usual banana bread. Made from oat flour, almond butter, and mashed bananas, this chocolatey fruit-sweetened dessert has a texture similar to a mud cake. It’s topped with a sweet maple-peanut butter frosting that seeps into the cake and makes it even more indulgent. It pairs beautifully with strawberries, but any fresh berry works, too.
7. Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream Sandwiches
The great thing about this Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream Sandwiches recipe by Kirsten Kaminski is not only its simplicity but also its versatility! You could even make it completely nut-free by using sunflower seed butter! Similarly, the maple syrup can be replaced with another liquid sweetener and the oat flour can easily be substituted with almond flour.
8. Banana Peanut Butter Maple Oatmeal Muffins
Use wholewheat flour for a good tasty muffin that’ll do you for breakfast or a burst of energy! These Banana Peanut Butter Maple Oatmeal Muffins by Jenny Marie are also just as nice with a lovely hot cup of tea while the weather cools off outside. Get snuggly!
9. Yogurt Power Bowl
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10. Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies
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What better way to end your night, than with batch baking some delicious Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies by Natasa Christofidou? The texture of these oat cookies are what stands out as they’re crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside and ooze with melted chocolate at each bite.
11. Chia Seed and Banana Breakfast Cookies
These Chia Seed and Banana Breakfast Cookies by Vicky Coates are loaded with protein, seeds, oats and whole grains for a cookie that packs some serious health benefits. They are the healthiest breakfast cookies…ever! They are both gluten-free and refined sugar free, which makes them an awesome snack, as well!
12. Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Protein Oatmeal
When it comes to breakfast, Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Protein Oatmeal by Christina Bedetta is the perfect easy meal to whip up to fuel a long day at work, replenish after a workout, or just cozy up with on the couch. The health benefits and protein content are a huge plus, but what really makes this recipe stand out is the flavor.
13. Peanut Butter Smoothie
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14. Chocolate Banana Cake With Peanut Butter Drizzle
Who says you can’t be vegan and enjoy you cake and eat it? This vegan Chocolate Banana Cake With Peanut Butter Drizzle by Andri Neocleous is so simple and turns out perfect every time as it rises even without egg! Peanut butter and banana is one of everyone’s favorite food combos! This recipe is lower fat and refined sugar than most others and naturally sweetened with dried fruit, ripe bananas and almond milk.
15. French Toast PB & J Sandwich
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Taking the ordinary PB&J sandwich to the next level. This French Toast PB & J Sandwich by Caroline Doucet is made with vegan french toast, stuffed with caramelized bananas, raspberries, granola, peanut butter and strawberry jam. Make it for a special breakfast or have breakfast for dinner. Either way, it makes for a delicious and satisfying meal!
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