Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Muffins


Moist, delicious, and at least quasi-healthful. I was very pleased with how they turned out.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
12 muffins


  • 1 tablespoon butter for greasing, or as needed (Optional)

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • ¼ cup mayonnaise

  • 2 eggs

  • 3 bananas, mashed

  • 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup quick cooking oats

  • ¼ cup ground flax

  • ¼ cup wheat germ

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¾ cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

  • ¾ cup walnuts, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease 12 muffin cups with butter or line with paper muffin liners.

  2. Stir sugar, oil, mayonnaise, and eggs together until creamy and light yellow. Mix in bananas until incorporated.

  3. Stir flour, oats, flax, wheat germ, baking soda, baking powder, and salt into banana mixture until smooth. Mix in chocolate chips and walnuts. Spoon batter into prepared pans.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden and the tops spring back when lightly pressed, about 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

349 Calories
20g Fat
42g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 349
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 25%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 386mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 50mg 4%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 256mg 5%

* 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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