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Grilled Banana Fluffernutter Sandwiches

What could be better than a peanut butter and marshmallow fluff sandwich? How about a golden Grilled Fluffernutter with melty peanut butter and banana slices? Yeah, that’s better.

These Grilled Banana Fluffernutters are easy to make and dangerously easy to eat!

It officially turned fall this week, and I’m welcoming the new season with apple pie scented candles, camping trips, and elastic waisted pants.

Let’s be honest. Fall isn’t exactly known for being the healthy season. That’s January’s territory. Autumn is meant for the melty, the gooey, the cozy, and the comforting. Autumn is pie land, donut land, pumpkin spice EVERYTHING land. It’s a land of candy corn mountains, caramel lakes, and apple cider rivers. What I’m trying to say is, Autumn is my kind of place.

These Grilled Banana Fluffernutter Sandwiches fit right into Autumn-land. This sandwich could be your bed, where you spend your evenings slumbering between layers of warm peanut butter and fluffy marshmallow creme. Plus, I hear marshmallow creme provides excellent back support.

Peanut butter and marshmallow join forces in this glorious, melty Grilled Fluffernutter Sandwich!

Apparently I lived a deprived childhood, because I had never heard of the fluffernutter sandwich until I met the Mr. One of his favorite snacks/breakfasts/lunches/dinners was a simple sandwich made with marshmallow creme and peanut butter. Truth be told, I thought it was weird, and never really accepted it into my normal eating routine.

That is, until I grilled it. Grilling changes everything. We’ve already talked about the wonders of the Grilled PB&J, but this Grilled Fluffernutter is like the PB&Js crazy awesome, eccentric aunt. The bread is golden and crisp, the insides are a molten stream of peanut butter and marshmallow. It’s absolutely a hot mess of goodness.

I added bananas, because peanut butter and bananas are my favorite celebrity couple, and it turned out to be a good decision. This sandwich was completely irresistible. I planned to make it, photograph it, then clean up the mess, and enjoy a leisurely lunch, but instead I ended up taking one bite and then scarfing down the rest of it while standing over the kitchen sink. What can I say? I’m just classy like that.

This Grilled Fluffernutter Sandwich combines peanut butter and marshmallow for a comforting treat!

Grilled Banana Fluffernutter Sandwiches

Cook Time 10 minsPrep Time
Preparation 5 minsCook Time
Total Time 15 mins Total Time
Serves 1     adjust servings

Ingredients

    For each sandwich you will need

    • 2 slices of wheat bread
    • 2 Tablespoons butter, at room temperature
    • 2 Tablespoons peanut butter
    • 2 Tablespoons marshmallow creme or fluff
    • 1/2 banana, sliced

    Instructions

    1. Spread one side of each piece of bread with the butter. Spread the peanut butter onto the non-buttered sides of the bread, followed by the marshmallow fluff. Layer with sliced banana then close the sandwich.
    2. Heat a grill pan over medium heat. Place the sandwiches in the pan and grill until both sides are golden brown, about 3-4 minutes per sides. Serve immediately with plenty of napkins (and maybe a fork!)

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    Nutrition Facts
    Serving Size
    Amount Per ServingAs Served
    Calories 621kcal Calories from fat 374
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat 42g65%
    Saturated Fat 18g90%
    Transfat 1g
    Cholesterol 61mg20%
    Sodium 309mg13%
    Carbohydrate 54g18%
    Dietary Fiber 5g20%
    Sugars 18g
    Protein 14g

    Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

    Calories2000
    Total FatLess than65g
    Sat FatLess than25g
    CholesterolLess than300mg
    SodiumLess than2,400mg
    Total Carbohydrate300g
    Dietary Fiber25g

    Thanks for cooking along with me today!


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    • Jennie @themessybakerblog September 23, 2014, 10:27 AM

      Is this heaven? Pass that gooey sammie my way.

    • Ala Shih September 23, 2014, 10:41 AM

      WHAT. This looks amazing, Courtney! I have been dying to try fluffernutter something since forever–I think this wins the ticket though. So excited to try this!!

    • Karen @ The Food Charlatan September 23, 2014, 12:01 PM

      Grilling changes everything. Amen.

    • Nancy September 23, 2014, 7:27 PM

      Holy shizz. You make me simultaneously want to nap on a giant grilled banana fluffernutter sammich (I could totally use that back support) and cram jam this into my ravenous mouth at alarming speeds.

    • Jessica_AKitchenAddiction September 24, 2014, 9:29 AM

      I had never heard of a fluffernutter sandwich until a couple of years ago! This grilled version looks amazing!

    • Shikha September 24, 2014, 12:56 PM

      I’m all about the oooey gooey comfort food of fall – it gets chilly, so we gotta stay warm somehow!

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