We love PB, yes, we do! Unlock a world of rich and creamy flavor when you start cooking with jelly's better half.
Don't get us wrong, we can't hate on our beloved PB&J but, just in case you're looking for more ways to put this pantry staple
to good use, we have 15 recipes to get you started.
We'll begin with Peanut Butter and Dark Chocolate Fudge.
Just a pinch of instant coffee granules goes a long way when it comes to intensifying the chocolate flavor in the fudge. A sprinkle of peanuts gives a salty bite.
View Recipe: Peanut Butter and Dark Chocolate Fudge
Peanut butter is whipped into the basic recipe for a moist banana bread with a hint of nutty flavor. A small amount of chopped
roasted peanuts offers delightfully surprising crunch.
View Recipe: Peanut Butter Banana Bread
Tempeh is a high-protein soy product that originated in Indonesia; substitute extra-firm tofu, if desired.
View Recipe: Tempeh and Green Bean Stir-Fry with Peanut Sauce
This is a simplified version of the splendid Indonesian salad called gado gado, which along with satay is practically a national
dish, often served with crunchy shrimp crackers. It uses shortcut ingredients in the sauce—peanut butter, curry paste—to speed
things along. For a spicier dressing, stir in sambal oelek or Sriracha.
View Recipe: Indonesian Vegetable Salad with Peanut Dressing
In this recipe, peanut butter stars with banana and yogurt, and we added wheat germ for crunch and a nutritional boost. If
you can't find honey-crunch wheat germ, plain wheat germ will work fine. Pack these for lunch or a snack.
View Recipe: Peanut Butter-Banana Spirals
Consider these a breakfast version of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Don't use a natural-style peanut butter in this
recipe; it won't have enough sugar or fat to help the muffins rise.
View Recipe: Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins
This makes enough to freeze leftovers, which keep for up to a month. Spoon single servings into airtight containers; thaw
overnight in the refrigerator, and reheat in a saucepan. You can increase the crushed red pepper, if you like; a dollop of
yogurt on top balances the spiciness
View Recipe: Spicy Peanut Chicken Over Rice
If you think of veggies as containers for tasty ingredients, dinner gets more interesting. You'll love these Asian-inspired
lettuce wraps with their tangy hoisin-peanut sauce.
View Recipe: Lettuce Wraps with Hoisin-Peanut Sauce
Serve this Asian-inspired dish with a side of broccoli for a complete meal. Garnish noodles with cilantro, if you have it
View Recipe: Glazed Chicken and Szechuan Noodle Salad
This salad is light and refreshing, the perfect choice for entertaining. To make a splash when serving, garnish the dish with
lime wedges to give diners a hint of the flavor they will encounter when they dive in.
View Recipe: Thai Chicken Salad with Peanut Dressing
Round out this meal that is full of fresh and bright flavors with rice and sugar snap peas.
View Recipe: Pineapple Chicken Satay
What kid (or grown-up, for that matter) wouldn't love this ooey-gooey sandwich? Serve the souped-up PB&Js with fresh fruit.
View Recipe: French Toast Peanut Butter and Jelly
Try this thick and creamy peanut butter smoothie as a nutritious breakfast or an indulgent after-dinner treat.
View Recipe: Chocolate-Peanut Butter Smoothie
Bananas that are firm rather than extra-ripe work best in this pie. Fluffy whipped topping is perfect atop a filling of peanut
butter and banana goodness.
View Recipe: Peanut Butter-Banana Pie
The noodles absorb the sauce quickly, so serve shortly after tossing all the ingredients together. If you can't find fresh
Chinese egg noodles, substitute spaghetti or linguine.
View Recipe: Cold Peanut Noodles with Shrimp