A major food holiday is here, and it’s time to celebrate! The combination of peanut butter and jelly is timeless, and deservingly so was recognized with it’s own special day. The two are commonly paired with on a classic sandwich, however they go so well with just about every meal, including dessert!
Here, we put together 10 decadent peanut butter and jelly desserts from the Food Monster App, so you can close out (or start) your celebration with a treat!
1. Melty Peanut Butter and Jelly Chocolate Bars
Allow these peanut butter and jelly chocolate bars to melt in your mouth, and you will be very happy. This Melty Peanut Butter and Jelly Chocolate Bars recipe by Annie Oliverio is a PB & J lovers favorite!
2. French Toast PB & J Sandwich
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Taking the ordinary PB&J sandwich to the next level. This French Toast PB & J Sandwich is made with vegan french toast, stuffed with caramelized bananas, raspberries, granola, peanut butter and strawberry jam. Make it for a special breakfast or have breakfast for dinner. Either way, this treat by Caroline Doucet makes for a delicious and satisfying meal!
3. 5-Ingredient Peanut Butter and Jelly Pie
This five-ingredient peanut butter and jelly pie is sweet, a teeny bit salty, rich, and SO creamy – or crunchy, if you prefer the crunchy stuff! A homemade strawberry jam and peanut butter filling sits atop a simple, crumbly oat crust. This pie from Sara Grandominico is the perfect reimagining of your favorite childhood meal, only better, because it’s gluten-free, sweetened with fruit, and you can have it for dessert!
4. Healthier Peanut Butter and Jelly Baked Doughnuts
You can get away with having doughnuts for breakfast. You heard it right. Whole food ingredients make these doughnuts healthy enough for any meal of the day. Make this recipe from Ciarra Siller, you deserve that kind of love.
5. Mini Peanut Butter and Jelly Pop Tarts
Make tiny, adorable DIY pop-tarts with only a handful of ingredients! The pastry layers of these pop tarts by Annie McGee are made with oats and peanut butter and are each filled with a delicious, no-mess jelly filling made from frozen blueberries and dates. If you are feeling extra DIY-happy, break out some cookie cutters and make adorable animal-shaped toppings.
6. Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins
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These Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins are healthy, easy to make and will totally remind you of your favorite childhood snack, PB&J sandwich! This recipe from Michele Elizabeth is peanut butter and jelly heaven.
7. Peanut Butter and Jelly Fudge Bites
Peanut butter and jelly — a magical combo that reminds most people of their childhood. These fudge bites are a twist on the classic sandwich, made with a handful of wholesome ingredients and no refined sugar. Mitra Shirmohammadi put together a peanut butter and jelly delight with this one!
8. Peanut Butter Jelly Banana Bars
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This gluten-free and vegan snack bar is a fun twist on the traditional peanut butter and jelly sandwich! Made by Kat Condon, these bars are made using oat flour, oats, and bananas, and come out to be fluffy, sweet, and absolutely delicious.
9. Peanut Butter Fig Bars
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Maybe you want the fruit taste, but not so much the jelly? Look at these peanut butter fig bars! These rich fudge-like peanut butter fig bars from Amanda Nicole Smith will melt in your mouth and remind you just how well peanut butter and jelly get along. The fig in the crust is reminiscent of the sweetness of grape jelly, and those crispy fig seeds create an interesting and unique texture.
10. No-Bake Peanut Butter Jelly Bars
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So what’s the 411 on these no-bake peanut butter and jelly bars? Well, besides being ridiculously addictive and utterly delicious, they are pretty much a peanut butter and jelly sandwich in bar form. So people, if the peanut butter and jelly combo is one of your all-time favorites, then these bars from Kat Condon are totally for you.
If you’re a huge peanut butter lover, you should also see 10 Decadent Dessert Recipes for Peanut Butter Lovers and Spread the Love With This Ultimate List of Vegan Peanut Butter Recipes!
We hope you enjoy your peanut butter and jelly day with these delightful desserts! For more recipes, download our Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!
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