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Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Muffins

These Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Muffins are a no-fuss, easy and delicious way to get a chocolate fix in the mornings! Not too sweet, perfectly moist and mouthwatering! 

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate muffins, chocolate peanut butter muffins, peanut butter swirl
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 people
Author Haylie


  • 3 medium ripe bananas
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup Nuttzo Peanut Pro Smooth peanut butter (or any natural more oily peanut butter)
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 375. Grease your muffin pan and set aside. 

  2. To a large bowl, add the 3 ripe bananas and mash them with a fork until they have no lumps and are fully mushy. To this, add maple syrup, egg, and vegetable oil. Mix with a whisk until fully combined. 

  3. To the bowl, sift in the all purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and pinch of salt. Mix in gently with a wooden spoon. Next, gently fold in the chocolate chips. 

  4. Add batter to fill up each muffin tin about halfway to 3/4's of the way full. To the batter, add about 1 tbsp of peanut butter. Using a butter knife, swirl it around. 

  5. Bake for 20-22 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Once done, Let them sit in the muffin tin for 3-5 minutes then gently remove them and let them cool on a cooling rack. Eat while warm with a schmear of butter or extra peanut butter! Enjoy. 

Recipe Notes

I used a jumbo 6 muffin tin pan for this recipe - you can also use a 12 muffin tin.

For peanut butter, it's best to use a natural more "oily" peanut butter for this recipe :)