Do you ever raid the pantry armed with a spoon to attack the peanut butter jar? If your taste for peanut butter goes far beyond the traditional PB&J, there’s a holiday just for you—you can celebrate National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day this Saturday.
The National Peanut Board reports, “The average American consumes more than six pounds of peanuts and peanut butter products each year.” Below, you will find six peanut-butter-packed recipes that may inspire you to enjoy even more than usual.
With this recipe you get creamy, crunchy, salty, and sweet tastes in one bite. The smooth peanut butter cheesecakes sit on top of crushed pretzel crusts.
Looking for a healthier option? This beautiful icebox cake is gluten free and vegan. Plus you get a double dose of nuts with peanut butter and cashews.
This recipe makes enough to share but you might want to keep them all to yourself. The rich chocolate cookies are stuffed with peanut butter truffle filling then topped with melted chocolate.
This over-the-top creation starts with packaged cookie dough, so even though it looks impressive, it’s easy to prepare.
Move over, pepperoni. Peanut butter sauce stars in this dessert pizza piled with marshmallows and chocolate.
This fudge takes just five ingredients and five minutes to prepare. Reese’s Pieces add color and an extra dose of peanut butter flavor.
Laurie Farmer helps you satisfy your sweet tooth on her blog, Frosting And A Smile. She develops fun-to-share dessert recipes and breaks them down into simple steps so anyone can make them. Laurie is also a three time Emmy-nominated journalist. She is married and has a three-year-old son. You can follow her on Facebook or Pinterest.