Chunk Monkey Muffins

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Banana, chocolate, and walnuts combine to make a terrific muffin you will love. Best of all? It's gluten-free and fruit-sweetened!

Yield: 12 servings
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  • 2 whole(s) bananas
  • 1 cup(s) fresh dates pitted
  • 1/2 cup(s) roasted almond butter
  • 1/2 cup(s) coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup(s) coconut oil liquefied
  • 1/4 cup(s) palm shortening
  • 2 teaspoon(s) baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 tablespoon(s) vanilla
  • 2 tablespoon(s) cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup(s) dark chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup(s) walnuts chopped


  1. In a food processor, puree together the dates and bananas until smooth
  2. Add remaining ingredients to food processor and pulse until a thick batter forms (scrape sides to fully incorporate but do not over blend)
  3. Spoon into lined muffin tin, filling cups 2/3 full
  4. Toss topping ingredients together in small bowl, sprinkle on top of each muffin and press gently to get them to “stick”
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 16 – 18 minutes
November 2011

This recipe is a personal recipe added by PaleoParents and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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