There are endless ways to eat peanut butter, yet the most classic way to eat peanut butter—with jelly—often gets all the hype. Even to the most peanut butter obsessed the peanut butter and jelly combination gets old eventually. One of peanut butter’s best qualities is that it's incredibly versatile and can make almost anything taste exponentially better. These 15 different ways to eat peanut butter will have you forgetting about jelly. PB&J who?

1. Spread it on pretzels

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Allie Koestler

Pretzels are great on their own, but once you add peanut butter, you'll never go back. Want to get fancy? Try making these peanut butter pretzel truffles

2. Peanut butter overnight oats

Spoon University

If you're looking to upgrade your overnight oat game, try adding some peanut butter.  Add some peanut butter the night before and mix it in with your oats. Top it off with more peanut butter in the morning if you're feeling ambitious.

3. Peanut butter cookies

Kristine Mahan

These peanut butter cookies are vegan, gluten-free and only require five ingredients. As if I weren't selling them enough, they only take 20 minutes to make. Definitely better than a PB&J.

4. Peanut butter and bananas

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Jocelyn Hsu

If you're craving a sandwich but are tired of PB&J, try a peanut butter and banana on a sandwich. Even if you aren't in a sandwich mood, spread some peanut butter on a banana for a filling, protein-packed snack.

5. Peanut butter fudge

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Meg Josephson

Chocolate and peanut butter are the perfect combination when you're looking for something rich and decadent. This peanut butter fudge can be made with only three ingredients. Easy and delicious.

6. Peanut butter hummus

Kim Buesser

Hummus is great. Peanut butter is great. Add peanut butter to your hummus and it'll be the greatest (and creamiest) thing ever. It's logic.

7. Peanut butter and apples

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Julia Gilman

The thick, creamy texture of the peanut butter perfectly complements the juicy, crispy texture of an apple. Apples and peanut butter are a match made in heaven. If you want to get even fancier, try these loaded peanut butter apple slices.

8. Ants on a log

Haley Durham

Maybe your mom used to make you these bad boys as a kid, or maybe you're never heard of combining peanut butter and celery. Ants on a log are easy to make; just spread some peanut butter on a celery stick and add some raisins on top as the "ants."  In 30 seconds, you have a great healthy snack

9. Peanut butter cups

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Reed Erickson

Move aside Reese's, these homemade chocolate peanut butter cups are even better.  With a recipe like this, you're in control and are able to customize the perfect chocolate-to-peanut butter ratio. 

10. Peanut butter stir fry

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Lauryn Lahr

If you wanted to take a more savory spin on your peanut butter, add some of it to your next stir fry. Add some soy sauce, hot sauce, garlic, and ginger and you'll have a stir fry that's even better than takeout. 

11. Peanut butter and yogurt

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Kathleen Lee

Top your favorite yogurt with some peanut butter for some extra protein. Or go the extra mile with this chocolate, peanut butter, coconut dip. It's perfect for dipping some dried fruit (like banana chips), or on enjoyed on its own. 

12. Peanut butter granola bars

Alex Tom

Granola bars are ideal when you're looking for a quick, ready-to-go breakfast, or an easy mid-day snack. Test out your meal prep skills with these homemade peanut butter granola bars. They'll stay fresh and chewy for up to a week after making, but let's face it, they won't last that long.

13. Peanut butter s’mores

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Lynden Orr

Take your s'mores to the next level by putting some peanut butter on the graham crackers or swapping out your ordinary chocolate bar for a peanut butter cup. If it's too chilly outside to make s'mores around the traditional campfire, try these peanut butter s'more bars that you can make right in your oven.

14. Peanut butter hot chocolate

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Emma Salters

What if I said you could drink your peanut butter too? Put a spoonful of peanut butter in your hot chocolate, mix it around, and that's it. You'll have a creamy, nutty, chocolate-y drink that will make any winter day perfect.

15. With a spoon

Arguably the best way to eat peanut butter is straight up with a spoon. No judgement.

There are endless ways to eat peanut butter.  Next time you're tired of your good ol' PB&J, try one of these combinations. Don't be afraid to get a little creative with it.