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Banana Nut Monkey Muffins for Kids!

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My youngest turned 5 yesterday! We are having a “Monkey Party” for him this weekend, but we wanted to make him a special monkey snack on his actual birthday. We came up with these super cute Banana Nut Monkey Muffins and these take minutes to make. He loved these so much!

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Banana Nut Monkey Muffins


  • Banana Nut Muffin Mix (we used Betty Crocker)
  • Banana or Plantain Chips
  • Mini Chocolate Chips
  • Mini Marshmallows
  • Peanut Butter
  • Chocolate Jimmies


  1. Make your muffins according to the package directions.
  2. Cool completely after baking.
  3. Attach a banana chip on the bottom front using peanut butter.
  4. Break a banana chip in half.
  5. Cut slits in the sides of the muffin and press in the banana chip halves for ears.
  6. Cut the ends off of a mini marshmallow using kitchen scissors and attach them above the nose for eyes using peanut butter.
  7. Add on mini chocolate chips for pupils and a nose.
  8. Use a toothpick to add a little bit of peanut butter to the chocolate jimmies to make a mouth.

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Here is a close up of the face…
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Here is my now 5 year old making his silly monkey sounds…
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We love this kid so very much and they just grow up way too fast. Happy Happy Birthday to my little monkey!!
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If you like our Banana Nut Monkey Muffins for Kids…make sure to check out our other fun Breakfast & Silly Snack ideas for Kids!

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