I believe that there isn’t a soul on earth that doesn’t know about peanut butter. I bet that, even though you might not like it, you tried at least one peanut butter and jelly sandwich. What most of you PB lovers don’t know, though, is that the use of peanuts dates to the Aztecs and Incas. Believe it or not, the peanut paste may have been used by the Aztecs as a toothache remedy in the first century of the Common Era (CE). Peanut butter was patented by Marcellus Gilmore Edson (1849 – 1940) of Montreal, Canada as “a consistency like that of butter, lard, or ointment”.
PB, thanks to its fame has its own National Peanut Butter Day which is on January 24th in the US. But let’s not make a huge detour of the topic we have here today. Today you will learn about a few tasty little treats that are even better when you add PB to them. Enjoy!
Peanutty Cap’n Crunch Candy Bars
If you are one of those who like the sweet and salty combo that look no further. This cool looking and tasting snack is excellent on so many levels, and it’s salty, sweet, and crunchy combo will make you jump back to your childhood.
Cheerio and PB Treat
Now here is a treat that is awesome for picnics or bake sales. It is easy enough to make with basic ingredients such as peanut butter, Cheerios and candies that mixed together give off a tooth-numbing taste on marshmallow-cereal bars.
Peanut Butter Stuffed Cookies
Okay, cookies are everyone’s favorite quick snack, but when you combine them with the PB than you get something that all PB fans can appreciate and enjoy. Cookies are easy enough to make, and the only change to the original recipe is crazy amount of creamy peanut butter.
Reese’s Pieces Peanut Butter Cookies
Moore cookies are what all of us want. Here is another awesome combo that will knock your socks off. It is easy and fast to make and it can be made as one thick, soft, and loaded with peanut butter, Reese’s Pieces, & chocolate chips cookie or you can make more smaller ones eat it by yourself only, or you can share it with your kids, friends or the love of your life.
Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars
Here is something that you can make for yourself if you want to start eating or snacking a little healthier. This cool snack combines mashed bananas, peanut butter, and oats and what is interesting enough it can be mixed up with different add-ins like chocolate chips, dried fruit, or nuts.
Brownie Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
If you have a serious love for PB and a sweet tooth, than this is the recipe for you. All you have to do to make this insane treat is layer soft homemade chocolate chip cookies with peanut butter cups, homemade fudge brownies, and dark chocolate chips.
Caramel Apple Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars
Another oatmeal bar but this time it combines gooey caramel, peanut butter, juicy apples, and wholesome oat. What you eventually end up with is a very healthy treat that now has the awesome taste thanks to the PB and apple combo. Caramel is there for consistency and as a flavor add-on.
Cookies & Cream Peanut Butter Bark
Although on place No. 8, this one is definitely our favorite PB enhanced snack. Why? Well, the PB and Oreos is something that we didn’t expect to be this delicious, but we were so wrong. This no-bake bark/dessert is messy, fabulous and addicting. Cookies & cream crust, creamy peanut butter filling, chocolate shell and crumbled Oreos on to, mmmm. My mouth waters just by writing about it.