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Banana Muffins with a Crunch


"This is a banana muffin with a crunch, with walnuts, granola, and coconut. Very tasty!"
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45 m servings 306 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (24 muffins)


  • Calories:
  • 306 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 15.9 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.2g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 4.5 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 246 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line 24 muffin cups with paper liners.
  2. In a bowl, mix the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix in the eggs, milk, vanilla, and butter. Fold in mashed bananas, chopped banana, granola, walnuts, and coconut. Scoop into the prepared muffin cups. Sprinkle with banana chips.
  3. Bake 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a knife inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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this is one of my favorite barefoot contessa recipes. the only thing you should edit is part 2 in the directions: the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt should be sifted before m...

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Really delicious, but certainly not "healthy". With 2 cups of sugar and 1 cup of butter this muffin is sure to please the taste buds, but add pounds to any waistline.

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this is one of my favorite barefoot contessa recipes. the only thing you should edit is part 2 in the directions: the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt should be sifted before m...

Wow....what a great recipe. I made some modifications as others suggested: I used 1 cup whole wheat flour and 2 cups of white flour; used 1/2 cup brown sugar and 1/4 cup white sugar; substitut...

Fabulous. My whole family loves these--I added more bananas than called for and instead of granola, I used oats. delicious!

I don't doubt this recipe ROCKS as is, but I am a diabetic. I made a few "healthy" changes. I used 2 cup freshly ground wheat flour, 3/4 cup of unbleached all-purpose and 1/4 cup of milled fla...

This recipe is AMAZING (even though it's a recipe from the Barefoot Contessa). Definitely follow the suggestions from MADISONRAE - the muffins will have a different texture if you mix them as i...

Very delicious recipe! I added some chocolate chips b/c I didn't have enough nuts, so just to add some variety to the texture. They were very nice. One reviewer said to fill to the to since t...

These are really nice muffins! One important word of advice, though: cut down the sugar!!! I halved the sugar and they were still super sweet. Next time I will add even less. The granola adds sw...

A 5 stars plus! Moist, full bodied, very filling and banana-y. Barefoot Contessa is also one of my favorite cooking shows and I watched this episode where she made this and I couldn't wait to ba...

These were GREAT! I had some frozen bananas that I wanted to use up (little tip for those of you who don't know what to do with your very ripe bananas is to freeze them and save them for cake a...