Sweets & Treats | Five Easy & Effective Peanut Butter Snacks For Celebrating

Let’s be honest, we all have a soft spot when it comes to peanut butter. Sure, you may not enjoy peanut butter plain, but you certainly love peanut butter infused treats of all sorts. In case you did not know, today is March 1st, which means that it is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day, which gives us all a great reason to indulge in some sweet treats!

While we all love the classics such as a good peanut butter and jelly sandwich, or even combinations like peanut butter and celery, today we look at some interesting recipes that will put peanut butter to a whole new use. Have a look at these five easy and effective peanut butter snacks below and give them a try for yourself; you will not be disappointed! Oh, and Happy National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day; eat up!

Peanut Butter Banana Bread Granola

Sure, a lot of us just grab a cup of coffee and hit the door running each morning. Change your routine and do so with a sweet, peanut buttery twist on your morning jumpstart with this Peanut Butter Banana Bread Granola recipe. This morning treat brings together mashed bananas and creamy natural peanut butter while the granola adds a crispy crunch that deserves to be eaten like cereal. This is next level and will bring your morning up a notch as well!

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Chocolate-Dipped Peanut Butter Cookies

Next to the legendary concoction that is Peanut Butter and Jelly, Peanut Butter cookies may just be the next best thing. This recipe adds a unique new appeal, adding some chocolate to the mix for something smooth and sweet. Chocolate-Dipped Peanut Butter Cookies are nothing to sleep on and are effortless to make. These sweet treats are sure to go quick, so be sure to make plenty. Celebration your love for peanut butter with a new take on a classic cookie!

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Reese’s Peanut Butter Cheesecake

 

A rather familiar name when it comes to fans of peanut butter, Reese's definitely makes our list. This recipe for Reese’s Peanut Butter Cheesecake is both sweet and scrumptious. The recipe is delicious, decadent and will definitely cure your sweet tooth and your need for peanut butter. The cheesecake starts with a cookie crust which is then filled with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, then topped with a chocolate ganache and of course, more peanut butter cups. What more could you want?

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Sushi Rolls

The classic go-to when it comes to peanut butter is by far the iconic Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich. Well, this unique twist adds a fun take on that classic adding Peanut Butter and Jelly Sushi Rolls to National Peanut Butter Lover's Day. Easy, efficient and incredibly tasty, Peanut Butter and Jelly Sushi Rolls are sure to be a hit with kids, adults and co-workers alike. Enjoy a classic, and enjoy it like you never have before!

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Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Peanut Butter and chocolate have gone together seamlessly for years. We are all no stranger to the combination, but these Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Pancakes takes that taste to a whole new flavor. This sweet treat is perfect for that morning pick up, providing something moist, gooey, sweet and soft. This takes your breakfast to more delicious place than it has ever been, resulting in quite a way to start your day.

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