Peanut Butter Banana Cups

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This Peanut Butter Banana Cups recipe abounds with all kinds of nutrition and goodness that you can be happy to have your kids eat plenty of. This peanut butter cups recipe is also easy to make, and the kids can likely do it, or at least, they will certainly want to help out. There is absolutely no cooking or baking involved, but once they are put together, pop them in the freezer to set awhile before you gobble them all up. And, as the recipe creator and blogger, Skinny Ms., suggests, take the peanut butter banana cups out of the freezer only one at a time, as you eat them, so they do not become too soggy, too quickly.

The recipe does call for dark chocolate and natural peanut butter. The site even suggests that you make your own peanut butter to use in this banana cups recipe. That is great. Natural peanut butter contains no added sugar or additional salt, and is an action house of good nutrients. Peanuts contain good fats, which help kids grow and keep them filled as they run about their busy days. As well, peanuts are loaded with good protein, loads of anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatories, not to mention tons of vitamins and minerals. So there are plenty of good reasons to use natural peanut butter in this peanut butter cups recipe.

The next great ingredient is the dark chocolate, which has only recently been really recognized for its fantastic levels of anti-oxidants and other great nutrients that support good health. Be sure to get at least 70 percent cocoa in the chocolate that you use for this recipe in order to reap the tremendous benefits that chocolate holds for you (and the kids). Finally, bananas are great additions to this recipe. Bananas are delicious with chocolate and with peanut butter, so this three way combination is a winning one. As well, the little cups hold the banana mixture as a kind of surprise inside that the kids will bite in to and really enjoy eating against the peanut butter and the chocolate.

This Peanut Butter Banana Cups recipe will be a win win for you and the kids. They will love the kid flavor of bananas, peanut butter, and chocolate, and you will love knowing that you are giving them what they need to be healthy and strong. You can make this together, or you could let the kids take over and make this all by themselves. It is a great treat that has plenty of great ingredients that will fill the kids and also make them happy to eat as a treat. There is no cooking and not much work to make them.

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