If your favorite spread on a sandwich is peanut butter, maybe you already know that March 1 is Peanut Butter Lovers’ Day! While this date has come and gone, peanut butter is enjoyable any day of the year. Whether you’re into the Peanut Butter Lovers’ Day game or not, all peanut butter fans can agree on one thing: the more peanut butter, the better! With that in mind, here are ten fantastic recipes to incorporate peanut butter into your day and enjoy a little something special this March!
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Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies
Maybe you’d love to whip up a batch of delicious peanut butter cookies, but you’re wary of baking or haven’t really made many desserts before. Or perhaps you’re just running low on baking supplies. Whatever the case, these cookies are fast, easy, and totally tasty. All you’ll need to bake is a cup of peanut butter, a cup of white sugar, and one egg. It’s really that simple! You can find the full recipe on Allrecipes.
World’s Best Peanut Butter Bars
Shouldn’t we all be a little wary of anything with the word ‘best’ in the name? After all, how can we really be sure these peanut butter bars are the best? But with a tasty peanut butter and chocolate glaze on top, not to mention a thick, soft and chewy texture- these bars might just be in the running. And the only way to find out is to test them yourself! Get the full recipe on Tastes Better from Scratch.
If your favorite Girl Scout cookie was the Tagalong, great news: you can now enjoy those rich and creamy flavors in a full slice of pie! Sugar cookie dough, chocolate ganache, and of course creamy peanut butter combine in this show stopping dessert that everyone is sure to love! Grab the full recipe on Delish.
Peanut Butter Blossoms
Every kid must’ve had these at some point- a birthday party, a bake sale, a school fundraiser, or a holiday celebration. They’re easy to make and a great shareable dish- no mess, all success! Bring a plate around to your next party. Find the full recipe on Hershey's website.
Five Ingredient Peanut Butter Energy Bites
Let’s shake things up a bit with something a little healthier. These no-bake snacks are chock full of oats and seeds for a protein-packed morning or afternoon snack- perfect for satisfying that 3:00 P.M. energy slump or to snack on during a long study session! You can find the full recipe on Chef Savvy.
It might still be a little cold out for these tasty frozen treats, but if you’re an ice cream lover even in chilly weather, or you want to bookmark a fun and easy recipe for warmer weather, this no-frills popsicle is right up your alley! Best of all, it uses a neat hack with Dixie cups to keep your pops mess free. Find the full recipe on Delish.
Peanut Butter Cheesecake
Maybe you’re searching for something a little more…decadent. This rich and creamy peanut butter cheesecake comes with a surprising pretzel crust, combining crunchy and smooth with salty and sweet for a truly satisfying, one-of-a-kind cheesecake experience. Grab the full recipe on Taste of Home.
Peanut Butter Brownies
Who doesn’t love brownies? The classic chocolatey dessert is easy to bake and easy to eat, holds up great as a leftover dessert, and packs into lunches without any mess or worry. So why not add peanut butter to such a versatile treat? These fudgy brownies are filled with peanut butter cups and topped with a delicious peanut butter swirl- hard to resist such a perfect sounding recipe, isn’t it? You can find the whole thing over on Celebrating Sweets.
Frozen Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bites
Maybe you glanced over the Buckeye Pops and thought “Hmm…I like the sound of that, but I need something healthier for my sweet tooth.” If so, you’re in luck- these delicious little bites of fruit and sugar will satisfy your cravings for sure! A pair of banana slices with a dollop of peanut butter between them, frozen and dipped in chocolate? Sounds terrific- and it’s easy to make, too! Get the full recipe on Healthy Liv.
Molten Peanut Butter Bundt Cake
Let’s conclude with a real eye-opener of a dessert. You’ve heard of Bundt cake. You’ve heard of molten lava cake. Perhaps you’ve heard of peanut butter cake. But this is a delectable combination of all three: a molten peanut butter Bundt cake, combining delicious chocolate cake with peanut butter ganache and peanut butter chips, dusted with cocoa powder. Bite into an ooey gooey peanut butter center and wonder why you weren’t making this sooner! Find the full recipe on Delish.
Lilia Taylor is 21 years old, studying English and Marketing at New Mexico State University. She hopes to have a job involving books someday, loves the smell of coffee (not so much the taste) and tries to get outside whenever she can.