Mississippi Farm Families love growing peanuts for your family and ours too!We love them anyway you can think of using peanuts.They are great as a snack, part of an entrée, in salads, and as nut butter.
Families on 128 farms grew 155 million pounds of peanuts that brought $27 million value of production to our state.
Peanut Butter Banana Bread
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup peanuts, chopped
1/4 cup wheat germ
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 eggs, room temperature
2 1/3 cups sugar
3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup canola oil
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 cups coarsely mashed bananas (about 3-4)
In a medium bowl, combine flours, peanuts, wheat germ, cinnamon, baking soda and salt.
Beat eggs in large bowl. Add sugar; beat until creamy. Add peanut butter, oil and vanilla; beat well. Add banana, beat 1 minute. Stir in dry ingredients until blended.
Spray two 9X5X3-inch loaf pans with non-stick cooking spray.
Divide batter equally between pans; tap on counter to settle batter.
Bake at 375°F for 55 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes. Turn out onto rack; cool completely.
Source:National Peanut Board
Information prepared by Nancy Freeman, Consultant, firstname.lastname@example.org