Breakfast recipes, apps, dinners, and loads of desserts—we're going nuts for these peanut butter recipes! 🥜

Peanut Butter-Chocolate Stuffed French Toast with Jam Syrup

peanut butter chocolate stuffed french toast with jam syrup

Talk about a good morning. Fill up your slices with peanut butter and chocolate chips before dunking 'em in an egg mixture. You'll end up with a melty PB-and-chocolate treat that tastes even better with jam syrup.

Peanut Butter & Jelly French Toast Sticks

peanut butter and jelly french toast sticks

For a little lighter take on the PB french toast dish, just whip up some PB&Js, coat with a french toast batter, and cook until golden brown and crispy. Kids will love dipping them into maple syrup!

Peanut Butter Poodle Pancakes

Peanut Butter Poodle Pancakes

Go slow one Saturday morning, and make these with the kiddos. You can do the pouring and flipping while they do the cutting and arranging. Everyone will enjoy eating these cute creations. 

Chicken Meatballs with Sweet Peanut Sauce

Chicken Meatballs with Sweet Peanut Sauce

Looking for an app with some oomph? Give these a go. Herby chicken meatballs get tossed in a peanut sauce of oil, peanut butter, sugar, and soy and sprinkled with chopped peanuts for a sweet and savory crowd pleaser.

Baked Coconut Chili-Lime Wings

baked coconut chili-lime wings

Low on time (or energy)? Forgo making your own peanut sauce, and serve store-bought sauce with these homemade coconut-lime wings. Still delicious but half the dishes!

Shrimp Noodle Salad with Peanut Sauce

shrimp noodle salad with peanut sauce

This robust salad makes a great not-sad desk lunch or complement to dinner. Peanut butter sauce coats rice noodles, green apple, shrimp, and edamame, making for a flavorful and healthier dish. 

Peanut Chicken Noodles

peanut chicken noodles

Quickly satisfy your Thai food craving with this simple dish. It's ready in minutes and better than the take-out you were going to order. 

Recipe: Try our Peanut Chicken Noodles

Nutty Asian Noodles with Carrots & Edamame

nutty asian noodles with carrots and edamame

This dish calls for peanuts, not peanut butter, but it has the same effect. The smooth blend of nuts, brown sugar, and ginger gives the noodles a creamy texture without heavy cream, making it a healthy weeknight option.

Rach's Mom's Cold Peanut Butter Noodles with Chicken

moms cold peanut butter noddles chicken dinner
Credit: Photography by Kate Mathis

This flavor-packed take on an Asian noodle dish is easier than you'd think. Rotisserie chicken speeds up prep, so all you really have to do is make the sauce, chop your veggies, and combine everything with noodles for a delicious meal. 

Peanut Butter Fritters

peanut butter fritters

If you've never thought to make fritters with peanut butter, let us be the first to introduce you. These fried, doughy treats are sweet and salty peanut perfection. Serve them with whipped cream and raspberry jam for decadent dessert or party app.

Recipe: Try our Peanut Butter Fritters

Nutty Peanut Butter & Jelly Squares

nutty peanut butter jelly squares

Give PB&Js a dessert take. Mix peanut butter into a crumbly crust, top with jam, and sprinkled with more crust and chopped peanuts. Bake until the crust is golden brown and the jam is bubbly. *chef's kiss*

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

You really can't go wrong with a classic peanut butter cookie, especially when it only takes four ingredients. We like adding chocolate chunks to ours for that impeccable peanut-chocolate combo. 

Mega Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Tart

Mega Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Tart
Credit: Photography by Lisa Shin

Speaking of the classic peanut-chocolate combo, why not make your own Reese's Peanut Butter Cup? And why not make it massive and with a chocolate cookie crust? And why not top it with Reese's Pieces? We can't think of a single reason. 

Salty Chocolate Peanut Butter Brittle

Salty Chocolate Peanut Butter Brittle

You'd never guess the base of this brittle is matzo crackers, but the traditional Jewish ingredient adds extra crunchiness to this decadent snack. Be sure to sprinkle coarse salt on top to bring out all those flavors!

Grilled Peanut Butter S'mores Dip

grilled peanut butter s'mores dip

This three-ingredient dessert is great for a camp-in. Line a pan with peanut butter cups and mini marshmallows, broil until golden and melty, then dip away. (Kid tip: Set up a tent in the yard, and serve this for a family night under the stars.)

Glittery Peanut Butter Blossoms

glittery peanut butter blossoms

Take peanut butter blossoms up a notch with "glitter," a.k.a colored sugar. It's one extra step that will make your cookies stand out from the cookie crowd (and look majorly Instagrammable). 

Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

peanut butter pretzel bars

You'll want to keep this super-simple dessert in your arsenal. It takes minimal time and effort to make, and it's customizable for any holiday or occasion—just decorate with sprinkles that match your theme!

Chocolate Chip-Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bites

chocolate chip peanut butter cheesecake bites

We're not sure what makes us most excited: the cheesecake part, the chocolate part, or the peanut butter part. (It's totally the peanut butter, but cheesecake and chocolate are tied for a close second.) 

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Bowl

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Bowl

"Woah" seems like a good first reaction to this. "Give me" seems like a good second one. Although this bowl looks intense, it actually only takes about 35 minutes of prep time. Fill the bowl with a peanut butter cream, then tear off pieces of the chocolate rice cereal bowl to dip into the cream. Guaranteed crowd pleaser.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Crunch

chocolate peanut butter fudge crunch

You get everything in these bad boys: sweet, smooth chocolate; salty, creamy peanut butter; and crispy rice cereal. All the best flavors, all the best textures—what's not to like? 

Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches

peanut butter ice cream sandwiches

Self-titled extreme PB lovers, make yourself a batch of these peanut butter cookies topped with peanut butter ice cream and drizzled with chocolate sauce ASAP. 

Peanut Butter Saltine Toffee

Peanut Butter Saltine Toffee
Credit: Photography by Ryan Liebe

If you've got some saltine crackers lying around, you're on you're way to enjoying this toffee. Just pour a buttery espresso mixture over the crackers, bake, then top with peanut butter and chocolate. Toffee is served. 

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake

peanut butter chocolate cake

Happy birthday to us! This cake takes some time and effort, but for the peanut butter lover in your life, it's totally worth it. If that peanut butter lover is yourself, it's extra worth it. 

Peanut Butter Pretzel Cookies

peanut butter pretzel cookies

For those who lean more salty than sweet, these nutty pretzel bombs are sure to satisfy. They've got peanut butter, roasted peanut, and pretzels in 'em for an extra-crunchy cookies. 

Peanut Butter Fudge

Marble Fudge

It's basic, and it's delicious. Peanut butter, cream cheese, and dark chocolate chips combine for a creamy marbled fudge that proves sometimes basic is best. 

Recipe: Try our Peanut Butter Fudge