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Fluffernutter Panini Recipe

Fluffernutter Panini


  • Author: Deborah
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Panini Press
  • Cuisine: American

Description

A version of a New England classic, this Fluffernutter Panini has melted marshmallow creme, peanut butter and candied peanuts all toasted on cinnamon sugar crusted bread.


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Ingredients

Candied Peanuts:

  • 1/4 cup unsalted roasted peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of coarse salt

Sandwiches:

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of coarse salt
  • 8 slices of white bread, each about 1 inch thick
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup Marshmallow Fluff or Marshmallow Creme

Instructions

  1. To make the candied peanuts: Lay out a piece of aluminum foil on a large baking sheet. Spray with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Combine the peanuts, sugar, water, vanilla and salt in a skillet and place over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring constantly, as the mixture goes from syrupy to dry and sandy to a deep brown, caramel color. This will take from 10-12 minutes.
  3. Pour the peanuts out onto the prepared pan. Let the peanuts cool completely then break apart as needed.
  4. To make the sandwiches: Combine the butter, sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Stir until they are well combined.
  5. Heat a panini press to medium high.
  6. For each sandwich, spread a layer of the cinnamon butter mixture on two of the slices of bread. Flip the slices of bread over. Spread 1/4 of the peanut butter on one slice, and 1/4 of the marshmallow fluff on the other slice. Sprinkle 1/4 of the peanuts over the peanut butter, then close the sandwich with the other slice of bread, marshmallow side down.
  7. Prepare the remaining 3 sandwiches.
  8. Grill 2 panini at a time, with the lid closed, until the marshmallow fluff is melted and the bread is toasted, 2-3 minutes.

Recipe Notes:

Very slightly adapted from The Best of the Best Panini Press Cookbook by Kathy Strahs

Nutrition information provided as an estimate only. Various brands and products can change the counts. Any nutritional information should only be used as a general guideline.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 sandwich
  • Calories: 619
  • Sugar: 18 g
  • Sodium: 197 mg
  • Fat: 34 g
  • Saturated Fat: 11 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 10 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 68 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 16 g
  • Cholesterol: 31 mg

Keywords: fluffernutter