Give peanut butter new purpose.

By Rachael Ray Every Day
November 01, 2005

TIP: Easy Ideas!

peanut butter

Peanut Butter Chocolate Crunch: Melt peanut butter and chocolate chips, stir in crispy rice cereal and spread in a baking pan to cool; cut into squares.

Peanut Dipping Sauce: Thin peanut butter with soy sauce and heavy cream and serve with shrimp or steak.

Peanut Butter Balls: Mix peanut butter and honey with enough powdered milk to form a dough, roll into balls and chill until firm.

Spicy Peanut Dressing: Mix peanut butter, cider vinegar and a chopped fresh chile to taste. Thin the dressing with water as needed.

Peanut Butter Frosting: Beat together butter, powdered sugar and peanut butter; thin with water as needed.

Peanut Butter Milkshake: Blend ice cream, peanut butter and milk with ice.

Peanut Butter Fudge Sauce: Pour hot milk over chocolate chips; let sit for a few minutes, then stir in peanut butter until smooth.