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Peanut butter recipes are some of my favorite. That’s been the case since I was a little girl and Daddy would always let me draw my initial with a knife in a fresh jar of Jif.
I also have an affinity for a little diddy about peanut butter, too.
Peaaaa-nut. Peaaaa-nut Butterrrr. Jelly.
Peaaaa-nut. Peaaaa-nut Butterrrr. Jelly.
That song always comes to mind when I start thinking about peanut butter.
I know, I know. I probably should seek professional assistance since I only think of songs we would sing on the playground in third grade when thinking of peanut butter.
But truthfully, you all should just see the days that I actually burst into the song.
It’s rather comical, I feel sure.
Grandmother always told me, “God gave us each unique talents, skills, and gifts. It is our gift to Him when we use them as He would like.”
So my friends, since that’s the case, and I know that being able to sing beautifully is not one of the gifts that He bestowed on me, I really should just hum softly and sway. Because you know, dancing wasn’t a gift I received either.
Rather than making my family’s ears ache with my singing, today I’ll give them a few treats instead.
Here are 10 of my favorite peanut butter recipes I think you might enjoy, too.
Peanut Butter Bars
These bars are simple to make and scrumptious to eat! I bet they’ll quickly become a favorite treat! They sure have for my family!
Peanut Butter Pie
Heavens. If you have a peanut butter lover in your midst, then this is the pie for them. If you don’t want chocolate (hello, are you okay?) you can use a graham cracker crust instead.
Peanut Butter Cup Blondies
Can you tell peanut butter and chocolate are one of my favorite combinations ever? They surely do shine in these blondies. Truly, I think you’ll love them!
Okay, you absolutely neeeed this fudge recipe in your life. You’ll thank me for it. Promise.
Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe
Peanut butter cookies are one of my husband’s favorites and I have to confess – mine, too. This recipe is my go-to cookie recipe that just works like a charm to get that peanut butter fix!
Chocolate No Bake Cookies
Absolutely heavenly. These babies are a first day of school tradition at our house – and so many days in between! 🙂
Andy’s Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Crackers
Oh my goooossssh! These chocolate peanut butter crackers are absolutely addictive. So easy to make and disappear just as quickly. Promise. Don’t skip on the sprinkle of sea salt on top. Oh my!
Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars
So, this is the treat that makes me absolutely want to forget we agreed I wouldn’t sing about peanut butter and jelly. The perfect little afternoon snack for kids or to pack in their lunch boxes. But you know, it’s also the perfect little treat for Mom!
Peanut Butter Balls
You know, it just wouldn’t be right to talk about peanut butter recipes and not include these in the list. It is the perfect peanut butter and chocolate lovers’ treat!
Peanut Butter Marbled Brownies
Because brownies and peanut butter make great pals! See those incredible swirls? They are calling to me!
So, those are my 10. What are your favorite peanut butter recipes? I’d love to know!
Because we don’t eat desserts very often, this is my favorite peanut butter recipe.
Noodle Salad With Peanut Dressing
8 to 10 oz. dry noodles (these can be any long noodles: Ramen, rice noodles, udon, soba, vermicelli or even spaghetti)
1/4 Cup chunky peanut butter
1/4 Cup low-sodium soy sauce
2 Tbsp. rice vinegar
2 Tbsp. water
2 tsp. minced gingerroot
1/4 lb. extra firm tofu, diced
4 scallions or spring onions, trimmed and chopped (white and green parts)
2 Tbsp. hot red pepper flakes (or to taste)
2 Tbsp cilantro, chopped
Cook noodles, drain and rinse with cold water.
Stir together peanut butter, soy sauce, vinegar, water and gingerroot.
Toss noodles, sauce and remaining ingredients in a bowl. Garnish with chopped peanuts.
This sounds amazing, Taja! I am adding this to my list of must-makes for the weekend! Can’t wait! Thank you so much for sharing your recipe!!! xoxo
this is one of my favorite summer recipes!
Those applewiches are so creative! I suddenly find myself craving all things peanut butter!
I want ALL. THE. THINGS.
Also, now I have that peanut butter song stuck in my head. 😉
Did your song continue with…”First you take the peanuts and you pick ’em, you pick ’em…” That’s the peanut butter song I know. My Nana always said that God gave her this voice and she was going to “give it right back to him,” so she always sang really loudly in mass. 😉
And, um, I want to make each and every one of these. Today.
YES! That’s it!!! Your Nana had a great way of looking at it. Maybe I should tell my family the same thing when they start covering their ears from my shrieking sound I like to call singin’ 🙂
What a perfect round up of peanut butter recipes! Can you really ever have too much peanut butter in your life?
This post is absolute torture. I miss pb treats so much.
What a fun round up of peanut butter recipes! I need that cookie dough dip baaaad!
Oh my gosh- Robyn- you are killing me. I saw this in my inbox so early this morning & that just started the craving. Off to print these all out now.
Oh Robin, I love Peanut Butter too. I am so very thankful that we have do not have any peanut allergies in our family…that would be devastating! All of these recipes look AmaZING!
I really should not have come here. Now I kinda dont want to leave and I want EVERYTHING on this list!!! You are fabulous my friend!
Happy National PB day! Surprising how I’ve never feature any PB recipe on my blog just yet. Time to change that, soon!!
When I think of peanut butter I always sing “peanut butta jelly time, peanut butta jelly time.” That’s the only verse of the song I know and I don’t even know the name of the song! Any who peanut butter has been my favorite since childhood….I would get home from school (1st grade) and my snack was peanut butter and saltine crackers AND if I was lucky my Great Grandma would let me have grape jelly to go with!!!