27 Genius Recipes for Peanut Butter Lovers

Peanut butter is heavenly on its own, but these recipes take the creamy stuff to the next level. If you're a nut for peanut butter, this complete list will leave absolutely nothing to be desired. Between sugary snacks and vegan health options, this list has it all to satisfy your peanut butter craving.

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    Peanut Butter Stuffed Skillet Cookie

    The Spruce

    The peanut butter cup meets the cookie cake in a skillet. The result? Just as amazing as it sounds. Loaded with chocolate and filled with a melty peanut butter center, this soft-crisp dessert is a most worthy indulgence. No glass of milk needed here—just a healthy scoop of vanilla on top. 

  • 02 of 27

    No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars

    The Spruce

    This 5-ingredient dessert couldn't be easier (or more satisfying). Layering creamy peanut butter and chocolate chips with crunchy graham crackers makes for a sweet and salty sweet treat that requires absolutely no baking! Whether you make these for your family or for a crowd, they're sure to impress.

  • 03 of 27

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Sandwiches

    The Spruce

    Great news: Your new favorite sandwich doubles as wining party snack. Stuffed with a peanut butter filling and dipped in melted chocolate, these pretzel sammies are crunchy, creamy, nutty, and salty-sweet. Not sold yet? They’re also bake-free and easy to make ahead of time.

  • 04 of 27

    Peanut Butter Waffles or Pancakes

    Diana Rattray

    Get your early morning peanut butter fix with this super easy variation on classic waffles or pancakes. Both creamy and chunky peanut butter work in this recipe, it all depends on your taste. Feel free to experiment with fun shapes and unorthodox toppings!

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  • 05 of 27

    Peanut Butter Hummus

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    For a healthy, high protein snack, this peanut butter hummus is perfect for your kids after school. Particularly if your little ones don't like eating meat, this is a wonderful way to sneak in some extra protein. And although this recipe is perfect for picky kids, it works just as well for adults as an easy party dip to pair with fruit, vegetables, or crackers.

  • 06 of 27

    Peanut Butter Milkshake

     Leah Maroney

    Your favorite restaurant style peanut butter milkshake easily made anytime at home. In just four steps you'll have a creamy snack which you can top with anything from whipped cream, to cookie bits, to more ice cream! This recipe also includes many options for variations.

  • 07 of 27

    Peanut Butter Ice Cream

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    Easy peanut butter ice cream you don't need to break the bank for. This recipe includes traditional ice cream making methods and your favorite type of peanut butter, chunky OR smooth. If you want to go all in on the peanut butter, top with some special peanut butter dessert sauce.

  • 08 of 27

    Peanut Butter Blondies

    Diana Rattray

    With butter, brown sugar, and peanut butter, these peanut butter blondies are to die for. Use both milk chocolate and peanut butter morsels for an impeccable, gooey taste. This recipe also includes plenty of tips and variations if you're looking to elevate your blondies from original to splendid.

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  • 09 of 27

    Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookies

    Diana Rattray

    Be sure to use chunky peanut butter for these crunchy cookies. The signature peanut butter cookie ridge marks are best made by pressing a fork into the dough when it is still moist. Even better, this recipe can be made in about twenty minutes, so its perfect as a last minute fix if you're running late to a party but still want to bring a hostess gift.

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    Gourmet Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

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    Sure, you've had peanut butter and jelly sandwiches before. But that classic sandwich will never be the same again after this completely gourmet PB&J. By heating artisan bread in butter, this sandwich is warm and sweet, and you'll never look at pb&j's the same again.

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    Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

    The Spruce

    Whether or not you're a vegan, these chocolate peanut butter banana smoothies are pretty hard to beat as a healthy and sweet treat. If you've got a blender, these drinks are ready in just five minutes and all set as a snack, breakfast, or post workout treat.

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    Easy Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

    Diana Rattray

    You don't need a candy thermometer or any testing to make this peanut butter fudge. Fudge may seem old fashioned, but you won't think so after you try this easy, simple, and rich peanut butter recipe. Whether as a gift, at a party, or just for fun, this recipe will impress all of the peanut butter lovers in your life.

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  • 13 of 27

    Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Bread

    Diana Rattray

    This recipes requires real peanuts and peanut butter powder to get that signature nutty flavor. Combined with chocolate chips and mashed ripe bananas, this peanut butter chocolate banana bread is an instant classic. Serve warm, or cold as a leftover with some peanut butter spread across the top.

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    Peanut Butter Graham Cracker Crust

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    Looking to take your next dessert pie to a new level? Add some peanut butter to a traditional graham cracker crust, ready in ten minutes and of a flavor caliber like none before. This PB graham cracker crust is perfect for pudding pies or cheescakes with chocolate or banana flavoring.

  • 15 of 27

    Peanut Butter and Jelly Pops

    Elizabeth LaBau

    If you haven't tried your hand at cake pops yet, let this recipe be your introduction. Cake pops are one of the cutest food trends of the century, and so much easier to make than you might think. These easy cake pops have a surprise inside--delicious peanut butter and jelly that will make your mouth water just thinking of it.

  • 16 of 27

    Peanut Butter Dessert Sauce

    The Spruce 

    This recipe is the perfect homemade dessert sauce to top anything that pairs well with peanut butter. Between cheesecake, brownies, and ice cream, this sauce will change the way you think about dessert. If you use it along with any of the desserts on this list, you can double or triple your peanut butter intake!

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  • 17 of 27

    No Bake Peanut Butter Pie With Cream Cheese Filling

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    When it's so hot in the summer you don't even want to think about the oven, or just on a weeknight when you want something easy and sweet, this no bake peanut butter pie is the answer. Better yet, it's ready in just fifteen minutes and so no fuss that you'll be sure to make it again and again.

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    Peanut Butter Turtle Bars

    Linda Larsen

    Tasty turtle bars make a wonderful party snack, and these peanut butter ones are no different. You may think you know turtle bars, but for chocolate and peanut butter lovers alike, this is a dessert you don't want to miss.

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    Easy Vegan Peanut Butter Frosting

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    Whether you're trying to cut out dairy and eggs or just looking for a healthy way to top your pastries, this vegan peanut butter frosting is so good you'd never guess it's good FOR you.

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    Chocolate Peanut Butter Bonbons

    Linda Larsen

    Like a healthier and cheaper version of a Reese's cup, these chocolate peanut butter bonbons are so delectable you won't be able to have just one. Make a ton for casual snacking or get a batch together for a local cookie swap.

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    Peanut Butter Silk Pie

    Diana Rattray

    What makes the peanut butter silk pie so silky? The filling is a mix of cream cheese, peanut butter, milk, whipped topping, and plenty of sugar. Plus some tasty graham cracker crust and a layer of fudge, this pie is sure to steal the show.

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    Marbled Chocolate and Peanut Butter Fudge

    James Carrier / Getty Images

    If you've mastered the original peanut butter fudge, give this marbled version a try. The flavors of chocolate and marshmallow along with peanut butter place this fudge among the greats.

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    Peanut Butter Bundt Cake

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    If you're tired of making the same old chocolate and vanilla cakes from the box for every birthday, try something a little different with this peanut butter bundt cake. Tender and moist, this cake has delicious peanut butter flavoring and chocolate icing that will make for a delicious snack after the party's over.

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    Peanut Butter Cornflake Cookies

    Leah Maroney


    The amazing texture of these peanut butter cornflake cookies will satisfy all of your sweet tooth hankerings with a delicious melt in your mouth dessert. Add sprinkles and drizzle some chocolate on top for extra flavor and design.

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    Candy Corn Peanut Butter Bars

    Elizabeth LaBau

    Always wanted to try making your own candy at home? Here's your opportunity. This recipe is also a great way to use up extra Halloween candy, using just peanut butter, candy corn, and chocolate, these tasty bars have a wonderful crackly texture.

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    Microwave Oatmeal Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

    Claire Cohen

    These tasty little cookie balls are easy to make in just ten minutes, and yields between twenty four and thirty cookies. Mix and microwave the ingredients and then collect into little mounds and let sit and stiffen for a little and you've got an awesome after school snack all ready to go.

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    Peanut Butter Guava and Simple Squares Organic Protein Wrap

    Grilled Cheese Social

    Keeping your resolutions has never been easier with this oh so healthy and perfectly delicious protein wrap made with peanut butter guava and simple squares. Add in any extras of your choosing, like chia or flax seeds, nut varieties, or fruit.