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These slightly sweet mini muffins are a nice change from the overly sweet options at the bakery. The topping is optional, but it adds a nice touch.
1 cup old-fashioned or quick cooking oats
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup fat-free milk
2 small ripe bananas, mashed
1/2 cup Smart Balance peanut butter
1/3 cup Smart Balance Cooking Oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 cup mini chocolate chips
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup mini chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large mixing bowl, combine oats, flours, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
In a small bowl, mix together the egg, milk, mashed bananas, peanut butter, oil, and vanilla.
Pour banana mixture into flour bowl and stir lightly, just until combined.
Add chocolate chips, stirring lightly.
Fill greased mini muffin cups 3/4 full with muffin mixture. (I find a small cookie scoop works great for this!)
In another bowl, combine the brown sugar and chocolate chips. Sprinkle over each muffin.
Bake for 10-13 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 5-10 minutes before removing to cool completely. Serve warm with coffee.
Makes 48 servings.
[Smart Balance addition] – Smart Balance estimates the following nutritional content for this user-created recipe:
Calories 89 kcal
Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Trans Fatty Acid 0 g
Poly Fat 1 g
Mono Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 4 mg
Sodium 62 mg
Carbohydrates 12 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Protein 2 g