There’s a reason why people love peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, the flavors just go so well together. But it doesn’t just stop at sandwiches! You can make some seriously delicious recipes all based on that classic combo. So get out your peanut butter (crunchy or creamy, we don’t judge) and grab some of your favorite jellies because we’ve put together 17 recipes you’ll love, all based on a classic pb&j!
1/2 cup creamy salted peanut butter or nut butter of your choice1/4 cup maple syrup (or sub finely chopped dates)2 tbsp. vegan protein powder (optional)1 1/4 cup gluten-free rolled oats2 1/2 tbsp. flaxseed meal2 tbsp. chia seeds1/4 cup dried fruit
These guys are the perfect snack! They’re full of protein, fiber, and healthy fats and they’re actually pretty easy to make. Check out the recipe here!
Erica's Sweet Tooth
Ditch the blueberry muffins for this recipe! These won’t disappoint at your next potluck. Check out the recipe here!
1 lb. natural peanut butter1 ½ tbsp. honey or maple syrup½ cup coconut oil, melted1 tsp. salt (only add if the peanut butter is unsalted)¼- to ½-cup jam or jelly of your choicePaper cupcake linersMuffin tin
And you thought chocolate peanut butter cups were good! Just wait till you try these. Check out the recipe here!
1 package of Pillsbury Grands Flaky Layers BiscuitsSmooth peanut butterJam or jelly1 tbsp. of melted butter (optional)1 tbsp. sugar (optional, for sprinkling on top before baking)
This recipe is pretty close to a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, only like ten times better. Seriously, it’s addictive! Check out the recipe here!
2 cups frozen berries1 cup frozen cauliflower1/2 frozen banana4 tbsp. peanut butter1/4 cup Almond/Dairy-Free Yogurt Alternative (Vanilla or Strawberry)2 tbsp. chia seedsBerry Chia JamRoasted peanuts, choppedFresh strawberries
This is definitely one of the more unique recipes we found (berry chia jam, peanut butter and cauliflower? Intrigued), though equally as delicious as the rest! It’s the perfect way to kick-start your day... and healthy to boot! Check out the recipe here!
½ oz of instant-rise yeast¼ cup boiling water1 ½ cups whole milk½-cup sugar1 tsp. salt2 eggs1/3-cup Crisco2-½ cups AP flour3 cups cake flour½-cup butter2-½ cups powdered sugar1 tbsp. vanilla paste or extract¼-cup hot water1-1/2 cups raspberry jamPeanut Butter Glaze¼ cup peanut butter1 ½ cups powdered sugarpinch of salt¼ cup whipping cream
This one goes out to all the jelly-filled donut fans out there! Adding peanut butter is seriously such a good idea. Someone call Dunkin and see if they've done this yet. If they haven't, we're all sitting on a cash cow! Check out the recipe here!
3/4 cup creamy peanut butter3/4 cup honey2 cups old-fashioned whole rolled oats1 cup finely chopped lightly salted or salted peanuts 3/4 cup raisins3/4 cup dried cranberries1/2 cup oat bran 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
Another easy, tasty, and healthy snack for you! It’s based off of a delicious Whole Foods recipes, so you can get the same taste and save some money. Making stuff from scratch is cheaper than buying it pre-made in-store! You heard it here first. Check out the recipe here!
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1/4 cup sugar1/2 tsp. salt1 pkg. active dry yeast1 cup milk1/4 cup butter1 egg1 cup peanut butter1 cup jelly1 1/2 cup powdered sugar3-4 tbsp. milk1 tsp. vanilla
Here’s a new brunch recipe to add to your list! A new and fun twist on cinnamon rolls, you won’t be able to eat just one. Check out the recipe here!
Sugar and Soul
1/2 cup 1 stick butter1 cup light brown sugar1/2 cup peanut butter2 eggs1 tsp. vanilla extract2 tsp. baking powder1/2 tsp. salt1 1/2 cup glour1/2 cup jelly of your choice1 cup peanut butter chips
If you’re getting bored with plain old blondies then prepare to be amazed. This peanut-butter-and-jelly-inspired recipe is sure to impress just about anyone! Check out the recipe here!
A Saucy Kitchen
4 medium bananas or 2 1/2 cups4 eggs1/2 cup + 2 tbsp. peanut/nut butter1/4 cup melted coconut oil1 tsp. vanilla extract1/2 cup coconut flour1 tbsp. cinnamon1 tsp. baking powder1/4 tsp. salt1/2 cup + 2 tbsp. jam
The only thing that goes just as well with peanut butter as jelly is obviously bananas! Why not combine all three yummies? Check out the recipe here!
Lean Clean and Brie
2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats 3 tbsp. unsalted unsweetened peanut butter4 tbsp. your favorite jam/preserves2 cups boiling water½-cup to 3/4 milk of choice
Another perfect breakfast option, this recipe is super simple and stays good for the whole week! Check out the recipe here!
8 cups popped popcorn1 cup white chocolate, divided1 1/2 tbsp. grape jelly spread1 tbsp. peanut butter
This is the perfect combination of salty and sweet and it’s just what you need for your next Netflix & chill date! Check out the recipe here!
Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt
1 + 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 tsp. baking soda1/2 tsp. salt1/2 cup butter room temperature1 cup creamy peanut butter1 cup light brown sugar packed1 egg1 tsp. vanilla extract3 tbsp. strawberry preserves or jam
I absolutely love peanut butter cookies, and nothing beats adding jelly to the middle. Check out the recipe here!
4 slices of bread1 eggA dash of milk1 1/2 cup cornflakesPeanut butterJelly / JamButter to grease the pan
You can eat this sandwich for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! It's like a grilled cheese but like, better. Check out the recipe here!
Will Cook for Smiles
10 oz raspberries1 cup white granulated sugar1 tsp. lemon juice3 tsp. vanilla3 1/2 tbsp. corn starch1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs½ cup brown sugar5 tbsp. melted unsalted butter4 eight-oz packs of cream cheese softened½ cup sour cream1/2 cup heavy cream2 eggs10 oz peanut butter¾ cup white granulated sugar
You’ll never want another cheesecake flavor again after trying this baby out. Check out the recipe here!
Fit Foodie Finds
1 cup rolled oats1 cup unsweetened almond milk, unsweetened1 tbsp. chia seeds1/2 tbsp. maple syrup2 tbsp. creamy peanut butter1 tbsp. jelly or preserves
Okay, you’re welcome for all these super easy breakfast recipes. I mean seriously you’re covered on b-fast for the next couple of weeks with this creative take on the pb &j! Check out the recipe here!
5 lb. chicken wings 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil1 tbsp. sea salt1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper1 tbsp. smoked paprika1/4 cup Potato Buds1/4 cup creamy peanut butter1/4 cup hot pepper jelly2 tbsp. soy sauce1/4 cup roasted garlic seasoned vinegar1 tbsp. dark sesame oilHot sauceFresh minced garlic or jarred garlic, to taste
This for sure takes the cake for the strangest recipe! But sweet and savory flavor combos can just be so good sometimes. Check out the recipe here!