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Good for you peanut butter banana brownies

  • Author: sarahpflugradt
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 12 brownies 1x


Sometimes you just need a brownie, but don’t need all the extra calories. Get a boost of sweetness with these brownies that have some extra nutrition baked in.



3 medium bananas, mashed

1/4 cup light or dark brown sugar

2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

1 large egg

3/4 cup all–purpose flour

3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 cup reduced fat milk

2 Tablespoons creamy peanut butter

non-stick cooking spray


Preheat oven to 350°F

In a medium mixing bowl, mash banana and add brown sugar, vanilla and egg

Stir to combine

Add flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and stir until just combined

Stir in milk

Measure out peanut butter into a microwave safe bowl and microwave for 15 seconds to soften peanut butter until it is easy to pour

In a 9×9 baking dish, spray with non stick spray and pour brownie batter into pan

Pour peanut butter on top and take a knife over the top and swirl the peanut butter into the brownie batter

Bake for 25 minutes or until knife or toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean

Allow to cool for 10 minutes before cutting