23 before 24: Chocolate Peanut Butter Baked Bananas

Dayton Photgrapher_0045 I've been hardcore craving PB&J sandwiches lately. Back in the day I used to make so many peanut butter sandwich varieties, like peanut butter and banana; peanut butter, jelly, and banana; peanut butter, banana, and melted chocolate; and the ultimate sandwich, peanut butter, jelly, banana, and melted chocolate. OMGosh, I'll stop, this is making me hungry.

Moving on, as much as I'd like to make a PB&J sandwich, I've been neglecting to buy bread for the past couple of months and trying to get my whole grains elsewhere. So when I saw this post on Chalk White Arrow, I knew I had to have it in my mouth ASAP.

Here is the original post with the recipe, however I just found another yummy version here.

If you like lots of pictures like myself, here are the steps picture by picture.

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One banana, a tablespoon of PB and small handful of chocolate chips.

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Cut the banana in half.

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Spread the peanut butter (or any nut butter you'd like).

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Top with chocolate chips. In this case I only wanted half with chocolate, because I'm not a huge chocolate fan.

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Bake in the oven for 10 min at 350 degrees.

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After I took them out, I decided to add cold strawberry jam to the other banana, because I love the dynamic of cold and warm together (kinda like a warm hamburger with cold lettuce and tomato.. mmm).

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And then, I enjoyed every bite.. besides the last few. I get full really fast.

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Teehee, this recipe makes me smile. I hope it makes you smile too!