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chunky monkey muffins

Chunky Monkey Muffins

Chunky Monkey Muffins are packed full of bananas, nuts and chocolate chunks.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12 people
Calories 303kcal


  • 4 over-ripe bananas
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup walnuts
  • 1 ½ cup flour spooned and leveled
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2/3 cup chocolate chunks
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Line or grease a muffin tin.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat sugar and butter together until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  • In a separate bowl, thoroughly mash the bananas.
  • Fold the bananas into the sugar mixture.
  • In a separate mixing bowl, whisk the flour, baking soda, and salt together, until thoroughly combined.
  • Using a spatula, gently mix the flour mixture into the sugar mixture.
  • Gently fold in the walnuts and chocolate chunks.
  • Pour mixture into prepared muffin tin, filling just over 2/3s full.
  • Allow batter to sit in the tin for 20 minutes before placing in the oven.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes or until just beginning to go brown on the top.


Calories: 303kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 273mg | Potassium: 133mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 281IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 2mg