Peanut butter is definitely one of the top five best-processed spreads ever. I can scoop it out of a jar with an Oreo if I'm feeling chocolatey, celery if I'm feeling healthy, and just a spoon literally any time. When it comes to spreads, I even think it beats Nutella (cue the hate mail).
November is National Peanut Butter Lovers Month, and it's easy to celebrate with these nutty recipes.
For day one we start with a super simple recipe that doesn't even require an oven. This 5-ingredient fudge will make you forget chocolate fudge even exists.
While the name of this treat is a mouthful, the shake itself is just as massive. With this recipe, you might give Black Tap a run for its money.
With this simple recipe, there's no reason not to make such chocolatey peanut balls.
You love peanut butter, but you don't love November or Fall weather. Daydream back to summer days with this twisted s'mores recipe featuring your favorite nut butter.
Your Nonna will flip out after trying this take on an Italian classic. Chocolate and peanut butter is a combo that will never go wrong.
This crowd pleaser is easy to make, and your pro-gluten friends won't even notice the difference.
Need to make cookies for a party you for forgot about? These only take 20 minutes. Need to please your gluten-free and pro-gluten friends? These have no gluten, but don't lack the cookie consistency you might think they do. We have a winner.
Sometimes peanut butter is best when it's used stealthily. Like in this puppy chow—it helps all the sugar and chocolate mesh with the Chex mix. Aka this recipe is another reason to be grateful for PB.
When I think of November, the first think that comes to mind is Thanksgiving, and with Thanksgiving comes pumpkin pie. Combine all the best sweet treats—pumpkin pie, s'mores, and peanut butter bars—to create this masterpiece. Recipe here.
Impress your roommates and make this simple recipe because lazy people deserve desert too.
Give Nutella a run for its money with this recipe.
#SpoonTip: Scoop this into your oatmeal and have dessert for breakfast.
Take DIY to the next level and make this peanut butter that you can use in all these other recipes.
Savory and nutty. Celery will find it's new home in this hummus recipe.
Take PB to the dinner table and upgrade your noodles in the process with this recipe.
Microwave this recipe for a quick treat better than a Rice Krispies Treat. No oven necessary.
This recipe is great because the options to customize are endless. Switch out smooth PB for chunky or dark chocolate for white chocolate.
I had never heard of Buckeyes before seeing this recipe. I'm glad I did though because now I can thank the state of Ohio for something—another reason to eat PB.
Make peanut butter toast the new avocado toast with this recipe. You won't miss the jelly with the apples added in. This recipe is also proof that peanut butter doesn't always HAVE to go with chocolate to count as sweet.
Baking anything in cupcake form makes the recipe 100% better. This recipe combines the three P's: portable, portioned and peanut butter.
This spin on a classic American delicacy may look like a daunting task, but this video shows just how easy these actually are to make.
Snack-prep never looked so good with this recipe in hand. Chia = health, chocolate = candy making this recipe a winner.
By now you're probably down a jar or two of peanut butter. Don't throw away that almost empty jar yet. Savor ever last scoop by trying this recipe.
I never met a peanut butter and chocolate combo I didn't like. This recipe masks any chalky flavor you might get from mixing protein powder with water so blend this recipe up full speed ahead.
Lindsay Lohan had it right when she suggested combining Oreos with peanut butter in The Parent Trap. At this point, I would make a joke about how this recipe is as easy as pie, but I'll spare myself the embarrassment.
These granola bars won't crumble like Nature Valley bars, and you'll be able to pronounce all the ingredients that go into each bar.
This recipe re-creates the classic Girl Scout Tagalongs with the help of Quest bars and peanut butter. You can eat this pre or post workout and still feel fit.
The only hard part about making this recipe is not licking the peanut butter Nutella covered spoon.
Cream cheese will never be the same once you taste this recipe. Neither will bagels. Or bread.
End this month in a peanut butter coma with this salty-sweet recipe.