Banana Chocolate Hazelnut Breakfast Panini

prep: 20MIN.
cook: 10MIN.
yield: 8 servings

Ingredients

    4 croissants

    1/2 cup Jif® Chocolate Flavored Hazelnut Spread

    8 slices crispy cooked bacon

    2 ripe bananas, cut into 1/4-inch slices

    Crisco® Butter Flavor No-Stick Cooking Spray

    Cinnamon sugar,* for garnish

Directions

  1. HEAT oven to 400°F.
  2. SLICE croissants horizontally and lay open. Spread each croissant bottom with 2 tablespoons chocolate hazelnut flavored spread, 2 slices of crispy bacon, cut to fit, slices of banana and a generous sprinkling of cinnamon sugar. Cover with top of croissant.
  3. SPRAY tops of croissants with butter spray; sprinkle with cinnamon sugar. Bake sandwiches in baking pan covered with foil for 5 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 2 minutes. Bananas should be softened and paninis a light golden brown. Cut croissants in half diagonally. Serve warm.
  4. Cinnamon Sugar is available in your grocer's spice aisle or you can make your own by combining 1 tablespoon sugar and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon.

Nutrition

Serving Size (1/8 of recipe), Calories 310 (Calories from Fat 150), Total Fat 17g (Saturated Fat 6g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 30mg, Sodium 300mg, Total Carbohydrate 33g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 19g), Protein 7g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 4%, Calcium 4%, Iron 8%.

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