Caramel Crunch Banana Oat Muffins
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins

Soft, tender banana oat muffins topped with crunchy dried bananas and creamy caramel sauce.

Course: Baking, Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana muffins
Servings: 24 muffins
Calories: 130 kcal
Author: Kellie
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1 2/3 cups mashed ripe banana about 3 bananas
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 2/3 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup dried banana chips
  • 3/4 cup whole raw pecans
  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons oats
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter room temperature
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine the sugar and butter beating at medium speed until fluffy. On low-speed, add the banana, milk, yogurt, eggs and vanilla mixing until combined.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, oats, baking soda and salt. Keeping the mixer on low-speed and slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Beat just until blended.
  4. In the bowl of a food process, plus the banana chips, pecans, brown sugar and oats until chopped fine. Add the butter and pulse until pea sized crumbles form. Set aside.
  5. Pour the batter into muffin tins lined with baking cups until 3/4 full and top each with 1 teaspoon streusel topping. Bake at 375 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean and the muffins are golden brown. Cool in pan for 10 minutes on a wire rack. Remove from pan and cool completely on rack.
  6. In a microwave safe bowl, add 15 unwrapped caramels and 2 tablespoons milk. Microwave on high for 30 seconds and stir. Repeat at 15 second intervals until smooth. Drizzle caramel on top of the muffins and store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
Nutrition Facts
Caramel Crunch Banana Oat Muffins
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 130 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 24mg8%
Sodium 120mg5%
Potassium 110mg3%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 150IU3%
Vitamin C 1.3mg2%
Calcium 18mg2%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.