PEANUT BUTTER, CHOCOLATE AND BANANA PANINI

 

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Ingredients

  • 8 1/4-1/2-inch slices egg bread
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 medium ripe but firm bananas, peeled and diced
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar

Directions

  • Preheat a panini iron according to manufacturers directions.
  • Brush one side of 4 bread slices with melted butter.
  • Place bread slices, buttered side down, on a smooth, dry surface.
  • Spread 1/4 of peanut butter on each slice of bread.
  • Sprinkle 1/4 of chocolate chips over peanut butter on each bread slice.
  • Press gently to adhere.
  • Sprinkle 1/4 of the banana pieces over the chocolate chips on each bread slice.
  • Cover each dressed bread slice with a plain bread slice.
  • Brush each bread slice with melted butter and sprinkle with sugar.
  • Place sandwiches in heated panini and grill, according to manufacturers directions, until lightly browned and crisp. (Alternately, panini may be made using a griddle or cast iron skillet. Turn panini halfway through cooking and press with a metal spatula).
  • Remove panini to cutting board, allow to cool for 5 minutes and slice each sandwich in half.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.

Notes

Children, as well as adults, love this sweet treat.

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