National Peanut Butter Day: 12 Delicious Recipes to CelebrateRachel Matthews
January 24th is National Peanut Butter Day.
What better way to celebrate the holiday of one of our favorite ingredients than with a round-up of delicious, mouthwatering recipes that range from homemade peanut butter to 3-ingredient peanut butter pudding to peanut butter cookie dough truffles, and s’mores peanut butter cookies?
Whether your favorite way to eat peanut butter is straight from the jar with a spoon, paired with chocolate, smeared on bread with jelly, toasted in a unique grilled peanut butter, apple, and bacon sandwich or in cookie form … peanut butter is a staple in most households. The recorded peanut history goes as far back as 950 BC, and the first peanut butter making machine was patented in 1903 by Dr. Ambrose Straud but it’s believed that peanut butter was actually invented in the 1890’s.
What’s your favorite way to eat peanut butter? Do you eat it with a spoon? Do you fill celery stalks with it and top it with raisins? Are you a peanut butter and banana lover, a la Elvis?
Whatever your favorite is, here are 12 other delicious recipes to try:
12 Mouthwatering Peanut Butter Recipes 1 of 13
12 delicious peanut butter recipes, including homemade peanut butter and peanut butter pudding! Click through to see them all ...
Homemade Peanut Butter Recipe 2 of 13
Granny’s No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites 3 of 13
Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Truffles 4 of 13
Peanut Butter Caramel Corn 5 of 13
Caramel Corn is a favorite with kids and kids at heart; whether you're 5 or 95, caramel corn brings smiles and sticky fingers, and memories of childhood and carnivals. Add some peanut butter to that caramel corn, and you've taken a childhood treat to a whole new level of delicious.
Homemade Peanut Butter Cups 6 of 13
Peanut Butter Nutella Swirl Cookies 7 of 13
Reese’s Pieces Peanut Butter Cookies 8 of 13
Dark Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cookies 9 of 13
Peanut butter and chocolate, do y'all see a pattern? They just go together like ... well, like peanut butter and chocolate. These delicious, slightly chewy homemade peanut butter cookies are dipped in dark chocolate and could just as easily be called disappearing cookies.
Grain-free Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites 10 of 13
These chocolate and peanut butter cookie dough bites are grain-free, and they have a few other ingredients that you will have to see to believe. They will satisfy your chocolate peanut butter cravings, without the guilt.
Grain Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites recipe and Photo courtesy of Texan Erin
S’mores Peanut Butter Cookies 11 of 13
Peanut Butter Pudding 12 of 13
Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies 13 of 13
I had no idea there was such a thing as dark chocolate peanut butter, but she had me at dark chocolate and peanut butter.
These dark chocolate peanut butter cookies by Crazy for Crust take the traditional peanut butter cookie and give it a bit more of a sophisticated twist that's sure to appeal to both the adult and kids who love a yummy homemade cookie.
Recipe and photo courtesy of Crazy for Crust