Peanut-Butter Squares

Peanut-Butter Squares

(makes 25 squares)

oil and flour aerosol spray
1 large egg
1/4 cup (50 g) “natural” style peanut butter
1 cup (200 g) ripe mashed banana
1/4 cup (60 ml )skim milk
1 cup (140 g) flour
1 teaspoon (5 ml )baking soda
1 teaspoon (5 ml )baking powder
1/4 cup (113 g ) chopped dry-roasted peanuts

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C, Gas Mark 4). Spray an 8-inch (20 cm) square baking pan with aerosol spray.
  2. In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat together the egg, peanut butter and banana until smooth.
  3. Beat in the milk and flour, baking soda and powder, and then stir in the peanuts.
  4. Spread the batter evenly in the pan. Bake for 30 minutes until browned. Cool and cut into 25 squares.

Per 2 squares: 108 calories (37% calories from fat), 4 g protein, 4 g total fat (0.8 g saturated fat), 14 g carbohydrate, 2 g dietary fiber, 18 mg cholesterol, 148 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges: 1 carbohydrate (bread/starch), 1 fat