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Cookie Butter Swirled Banana Bread

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  • Author: Quin Liburd
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American


Psssst…your banana bread just got an upgrade; this cookie butter swirled banana bread is flavorful, super moist, and full of cookie butter flavor throughout!


  • 3 extra ripe bananas
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, roughly chopped
  • 3 tbsp cookie butter, melted and slightly cooled, plus more for drizzling


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a 9×5-inch loaf pan with butter or baking spray. Line the bottom with parchment paper and let the sides hang over about an inch for easy lifting. Butter/spray bottom and sides of parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, mash up the bananas. In another bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In the bowl of an electric mixer, fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy, about 3-4 minutes. Add in eggs, one at a time until fully combined. Add in mashed bananas.
  4. Reduce speed to low and alternate adding in flour mixture with the sour cream, beginning and ending with the flour mixture (3 additions of flour, 2 additions of sour cream). Be sure to stop and scrape bowl as needed. Beat until smooth and fully combined. Fold in chopped walnuts with a spatula.
  5. Pour half of the batter into the prepared loaf pan and drizzle melted cookie butter directly on top. Then pour remaining batter on top of cookie butter.
  6. Bake until a toothpick inserted comes out clean, about 1 hour and 15 minutes. Let cool in loaf pan for 10 minutes and then invert onto a rack, removing parchment paper. Drizzle more melted cookie butter on top. Cut into slices and enjoy!


Feel free to use your favorite nut butter as an alternate.
I typically buy my cookie butter at Trader Joes but you should be able to find it at any local grocery store.
Cookie butter can be melted in the microwave in a microwave safe dish.