Banana Muffins with Miniature Chocolate Chips Recipe
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Banana Muffins with Miniature Chocolate Chips Recipe

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These muffins are a good way to use up over-ripe bananas. You can make them the night before so they're ready to grab for breakfast. They're always a big hit. —Valerie Collier, Charleston, South Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup mashed ripe bananas (1 to 2 medium)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 258 calories, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 248mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein


  1. In a small bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Beat in the egg, bananas and vanilla. Combine the flours, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture until just moistened. Fold in chocolate chips.
  2. Coat muffin cups with cooking spray or use paper liners; fill three-fourths full with batter. Bake at 350° for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Yield: 6 muffins.
Originally published as Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins in Cooking for 2 Winter 2009, p17

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Reviewed Feb. 4, 2016

"Used regular chips since that is all I had, and used 1 cup all purpose flour. They are pretty dense, but very tasty!"

Reviewed Jan. 30, 2014

"I tweaked this a hair. I added 1/4 buttermilk and used 1/2 cup of penut butter chicolate chips and 3/4 tsp of baking soda and just used 1 large banana with out measuring it. And OMG best flufdiest muffins EVER!"

Reviewed Nov. 26, 2013

"I used regular chips b/c its all I had on hand but they turned out great."

Reviewed Aug. 28, 2013

"The taste of these were just perfect. Made 18 mini muffins with regular size chips because that's all I had."

Reviewed Aug. 26, 2013

"Mmmm...tasty! I ended up with 18 medium muffins by doubling the recipe (had 3 bananas--why waste). The first dozen I baked as per recipe instructions, the remaining batter I added some medium coconut for a little extra texture. Turned out great. Look forward to making more when I've got more overripe bananas."

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