Peanut butter is a common item in American households, from college dorms to family houses. It’s so easy (and delicious!) to put inbetween two slices of bread with some jelly or jam. Aside from peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and putting peanut butter in smoothies, there are so many ways to use peanut butter in your plant-based cooking. Check out these 10 delectable ways to use peanut butter.
1. Raw Coconut Peanut Butter Cups with Chocolate
These peanut butter cups are one hundred percent raw. To make them, you’ll need coconut shreds, raw oats, maple syrup, cinnamon, vanilla extract, peanut butter, raw chocolate, and melted coconut oil.
2. Raw Rainbow Noodles with Spicy Jungle Peanut Butter Sauce
For this delicious dish, make noodles out of sweet red peppers, zucchini and carrots. Then, make a tasty peanut sauce using peanut butter, miso, nutritional yeast, and chili powder. Garnish with cilantro, olives and hemp seeds.
3. Black-Bottom Peanut Butter Freezer Pie
This pie is easy to make; use chocolate cookie crumbs and vegan butter for the crust. Then, make a filing of vegan vanilla ice cream, peanut butter, peanuts, and chocolate curls.
4. Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie
This peanut butter and jelly smoothie is simple to make. You will need strawberries, not milk, peanut butter, and a frozen banana.
5. Peanut Butter Fit Bars
Use peanut butter to make some nutrition packed, energizing granola bars. They are made with a plethora of great ingredients like unsalted cashews, rolled oats, chia seeds, coconut oil and almond milk.
6. Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins
This treat is like having a peanut butter and jelly sandwich in a muffin, but with a chocolate twist. They are made without oil and contain whole wheat pastry flour, chunky natural peanut butter, apple cider vinegar, and fresh raspberries.
7. Peanut Butter-Banana Waffles with Blueberry Macadamia Cream
These waffles are the perfect brunch or breakfast treat for a lazy weekend morning. They are made with spelt flour, oats flour, rice flour, and flaxseed meal. The blueberry macadamia nut sauce on top is a nice, refreshing addition, made with macadamia nuts, blueberries and nondairy milk.
8. Whole Wheat Peanut Butter and Jelly Bread
This whole wheat bread combines the best of a nutritious bread with the sweetness of a cinnamon roll. Have this with your coffee for an indulgent, morning pick-me-up.
9. Steamed Chinese Bao with Peanut Butter
These Chinese steamed buns are filled with delicious peanut butter, but you could also fill them with hummus or roasted mashed vegetables, or any spread or filling you want.
10. Incredibly Melty Peanut Butter and Jelly Chocolate Bars
These peanut butter and jelly chocolate bars contain only four simple ingredients: semi sweet chocolate chips, virgin coconut oil, tart cherries and creamy natural peanut butter.
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