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These Peanut Butter Banana Recipes Highlight the Greatest Flavor Combo Ever
The iconic peanut butter-banana combo is a childhood favorite. Since we don't have 7-year-old metabolisms anymore (::sigh::), we compiled 15 guilt-free PB&B recipes (plus almond butter versions for the peanut-sensitive).
The Healthy Maven
Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Soft Serve
This simple three-ingredient recipe will knock your socks off. If you haven't tried puréeing frozen chopped bananas in a food processor until they turn into vegan "ice cream," your life is about to become a lot more delicious. Add in a spoonful of unsweetened cocoa powder and a little natural peanut butter, and ta-da—dessert becomes acceptable morning, noon, and night.
Get the recipe: Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Soft Serve
Healthy Banana Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
No need to hoard Halloween candy anymore. These dark chocolate homemade peanut butter cups are sweetened naturally with ripe banana—and they're given a grown-up finish with fleur de sel. Yes, please.
Get the recipe: Healthy Banana Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
The Edgy Veg
Vegan Brownie Batter Overnight Oats
This recipe proves that you don't need to miss out on indulgences while you're eating gluten-free and vegan. This mason jar of overnight oats gets its sweetness from ripe banana, its body from peanut butter, and some extra muscle power thanks to chocolate protein powder.
Get the recipe: Vegan Brownie Batter Overnight Oats
Meal Makeover Moms
Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Protein Pancakes
If just reading that "Chocolate + Peanut Butter + Pancake" combination makes you feel 5 pounds heavier, get ready to metaphorically de-bloat. This recipe is made with fermented Greek yogurt protein powder, high-fiber gluten-free oats, and all-natural peanut butter, meaning you can feel good about stacking these bad boys high on your plate.
Get the recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Protein Pancakes
Once Again Nut Butter
Banana and Peanut Butter Mousse
With just four ingredients, two of which are our power duo, this recipe makes for an easy Tuesday night treat. The addition of Greek yogurt adds body and boosts protein, while the crumbled bit of graham cracker adds a decadent sweet crunch.
Get the recipe: Banana and Peanut Butter Mousse
She Likes Food
Vegan Gluten-Free Banana Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches
Summer may still be months away, but with ice cream sammies like this, we feel like we're already there. These tasty little bites feature a vegan banana "ice cream" sandwiched between two gluten-free peanut butter cookies. Bring on bikini season!
Get the recipe: Vegan Gluten-Free Banana Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches
Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Muffins
Attention gluten-free foodies! If you've been missing out on moist muffins, get ready to have your mind blown. These babies are gluten-free, dairy-free, surprisingly low in added sugar (thanks to ripe bananas), and are kept unbelievably moist from the natural PB.
Get the recipe: Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Muffins
Pumps and Iron
Almond Butter Banana Chia Seed Pudding
Simple is always better, and this amazing six-ingredient recipe is a winner any time of day. With sweet bananas and almond butter, this recipe adds a little extra oomph to our classic chia pudding along with hunger-crushing combination of fiber, protein, and healthy fats.
Get the recipe: Almond Butter Banana Chia Seed Pudding
Frugal Farm Wife
Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Cookies
Baking cookies is a true art form. If you change or remove one ingredient, you can quickly end up with a flop. Apparently, the Frugal Farm Wife knows the secret! These gluten-free free cookies use only five ingredients to yield perfectly moist, tender morsels of guilt-free goodness.
Get the recipe: Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Cookies
See Vanessa Craft
Vegan Gluten-Free Banana Peanut Butter Protein Pudding
This ain't your momma's powdered banana pudding mix. With a swirl of natural peanut butter, crunchy freeze-dried bananas, nuts, and a boatload of protein from (sneaky) soft tofu, you'll feel good about digging into this vegan treat.
Get the recipe: Vegan Gluten-Free Banana Peanut Butter Protein Pudding
A Healthy Slide of Life
Banana Almond Butter Breakfast Cookies
Cookies for breakfast—adult style! These babies make a perfect on-the-go morning meal or midday snack with sweet bananas, protein-packed almond butter, seeds, coconut, and high-fiber rolled oats.
Get the recipe: Banana Almond Butter Breakfast Cookies
Once Again Nut Butter
Peanut Butter Banana Chilled Fudge
This peanut butter + banana + fudge combination is pretty much all of our childhood dreams come true. The best part? Our adult metabolisms approve! This totally vegan and gluten-free recipe proves that fudge doesn't have to be a once-a-year guilty pleasure.
Get the recipe: Peanut Butter Banana Chilled Fudge