Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Pancakes

From www.foodfanatic.com, by Sarah Grossett
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Pancakes

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Is there anything better than peanut butter chocolate chip pancakes doused in melted peanut butter? Not really.

Even if you’re not as obsessed with peanut butter as I am, you can still appreciate a good peanut butter pancake! Especially one that has chocolate too. Mini semi-sweet chocolate chips provide just the perfect amount of silky, melty chocolate. These pancakes really shine with a favorite classic flavor combo of peanut butter and chocolate! For good measure, I also added peanut butter chips. It can never hurt to have extra peanut butter flavor, and like the chocolate, they get really melty and wonderful.

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I’d never made peanut butter pancakes until slapping these together recently, and I was afraid that they’d be heavy and dense. Nope. These pancakes are shockingly very fluffy!

I was also afraid that the peanut butter flavor might not ring through strong enough. It does. Peanut butter is a miracle food, I tell ya.

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And the pancakes are ridiculously moist. I absolutely love how moist and flavorful they are. These make for a very hearty, filling, and delicious breakfast. They stick to your ribs and keep you satiated all morning, without feeling heavy. They’re awesome.

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If that’s not enough to convince you to try these, they’re actually relatively healthy too! Maybe I should say, they’re not UN-healthy. They taste decadent, indulgent, and dessert-like, but there’s hardly any added sugar, and peanut butter is full of the healthy kinds of fats, and a decent dose of protein. I definitely don’t feel guilty starting off my day with a stack of these.

Another thing I love about these pancakes is that they can be made ahead of time, and they stay fresh really well. Not like typical pancakes that tend to turn into cardboard if you don’t eat them right away. Saturday mornings are for pancakes, yes? But peanut butter pancakes can be enjoyed every day! Yay!

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk, low-fat is fine
  • 1/2 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter chips

For Topping:

  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • pure maple syrup

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour and baking powder.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together peanut butter, sugar, vegetable oil, and eggs.
  3. Add the peanut butter mixture to the flour mixture in 2 additions, alternating with the milk.
  4. Fold in the chocolate chips and peanut butter chips.
  5. Drop about 1/3 cup pancake batter onto a hot griddle or a large saucepan set over medium-high heat.
  6. Cook pancakes until golden on both sides. Repeat with remaining batter.
  7. In a small bowl, microwave the 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter for 20 seconds, and stir until smooth and melted.
  8. Serve each pancake with a tablespoon of peanut butter on top, and maple syrup, if desired!

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