Peanut Butter Recipes
Don't be fooled by this simply dressed cupcake. We hid its sweet secret inside: a creamy, fluffy peanut butter filling.
Chicken Satay with Peanut-Chutney Sauce
A creamy, tangy sauce of peanut butter, mango chutney, lime juice, garlic, and soy sauce gives these chicken breast skewers irresistible appeal. In place of the chicken, you can also use beef, lamb, salmon, shrimp, or extra-firm tofu.
Peanut Butter Surprises
These chewy peanut butter cookies have a delightful secret: The center is filled with gooey semisweet chocolate. Roasted, salted peanuts give the cookies a pleasing crunch.
Peanut, Caramel, and Chocolate Tart
Like a grown-up version of a candy bar, this tart features layers of caramel, peanut butter mousse, and chocolate ganache over a chocolate cookie crust. Perfect for a dinner party, this tart can be made a day ahead of time, and the caramel up to three days ahead.
Lettuce Bundles with Spicy Peanut Noodles
Everyone will have fun assembling their own lettuce cups stuffed with rice noodles, cucumber, shredded chicken or duck, and spicy ginger-peanut sauce. To save time, feel free to use rotisserie chicken or other precooked meat for this recipe.
Peanut-Butter Swirl Brownies
A combination of semisweet and unsweetened chocolate gives these brownies a delightfully fudgy flavor. The peanut butter filling swirled on top before baking makes these brownies truly memorable.
Chocolate-Peanut Butter Icebox Cake
No oven is required for this easy, four-ingredient cake. Blend whipped cream, confectioners' sugar, and peanut butter until fluffy and mousselike, then layer with chocolate wafer cookies and refrigerate overnight to achieve a cakelike texture.
Peanut Butter and Jelly Fudge
Peanut butter replaces the traditional chocolate in this sweet, creamy fudge recipe. Dollops of red currant or grape jelly add just the right touch to the finished fudge.
Peanut Chicken with Cabbage Slaw
Sesame-ginger slaw and an easy peanut sauce accompany sauteed chicken breast. This dinner for one is tastier than takeout, and healthier too!
Peanut Butter Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting and Jelly
Two things that bring out the kid in everyone -- cupcakes, and the combination of peanut butter and jelly -- come together in this fun treat. Strawberry jam complements both the peanut butter cake and frosting.
Puffed-Rice Bars with Peanut Butter and Chocolate
Traditional puffed-rice cereal bars get the deluxe treatment with the addition of peanut butter, chocolate layers, and a roasted peanut topping. You can make these easy no-bake treats up to three days in advance.
Easy Peanut-Butter Cups
Melt white chocolate and peanut butter together to form the sweet, creamy filling for these homemade peanut-butter cups. Once finished, these easy candies can be stored in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.
Milk Chocolate and Peanut-Butter Hot Cocoa
The beloved pairing of peanut butter and chocolate takes sippable form in this hot chocolate recipe. The addition of whole milk and cream makes this concoction extra creamy.
Chocolate-Piped Peanut Butter Cookies
This peanut butter cookie's fork marks hold a special surprise: semisweet chocolate piped into each indentation. For best results, refrigerate the dough for several hours before forming the cookies.
Chicken Satay Skewers
Skewers of grilled chicken breast get spicy-savory flavor from sesame oil, soy sauce, garlic, and red-pepper flakes. A simple sauce of creamy peanut butter and rice vinegar accompanies this crowd-pleasing appetizer.
Emeril's Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip Cookies
These flourless, chocolate-studded peanut butter cookies from chef Emeril Lagasse are a snap to make. Kids will love to help mix the dough and shape the cookies.
Peanut-Butter Pretzel Candy
These sweet-and-salty no-bake candies are perfect for kids to make, but adults will love them too: Bind crushed pretzels together with peanut butter, confectioners' sugar, and a touch of butter before rolling into balls and dipping in milk chocolate.
Steamed Eggplant and Mushrooms with Peanut Sauce
Japanese eggplant and shiitake mushrooms are steamed until tender and dressed in a peanut sauce flavored with ginger, rice vinegar, soy sauce, and brown sugar. Serve this Asian-inspired vegetarian main dish over jasmine rice, brown rice, or noodles.
Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies
A nut lover's dream, these cookies have peanut butter in the layers and the sweet filling. The dough for these sandwich cookies can be frozen for up to three months.
Steamed eggplant, snow peas, red bell peppers, and wide ribbons of pasta are tossed with a creamy ginger-garlic peanut sauce. If you like, add cubes of broiled tofu or chicken breast to this dish.
Peanut Butter-Chocolate Semifreddo
This light-textured frozen dessert has layers of whipped cream, peanut butter, and chocolate. If you prefer, you can substitute purchased caramel sauce or dulce de leche for the chocolate sauce.
Peanut-Butter-and-Jam Heart Cookies
Send love in a lunchbox or care package with these adorable raspberry jam-filled peanut butter cookies. No cookie cutters required: Just form the heart shapes in the tops of the cookies with your fingertips.
Beef Skewers with Peanut Dipping Sauce
Strips of rib-eye get irresistible flavor from a marinade of garlic, soy sauce, sesame oil, cumin, brown sugar, and red pepper flakes. Once grilled, the skewers of beef are dipped in a sauce made of peanut butter, rice vinegar, and a touch of ketchup.
Chocolate-Peanut Butter Shortbread Squares
The elaborate pattern atop these squares of layered shortbread, peanut butter, and milk chocolate is surprisingly easy to make using a basket-weave mold. Alternatively, you can simply spread the melted chocolate over the peanut butter.
Peanut Butter and Chocolate Ice-Cream Sandwich Cookies
Sandwich scoops of homemade or store-bought chocolate ice cream between fresh-baked (and cooled) peanut butter cookies to make this delightful dessert.
Peanut-Butter Granola Bars
Peanut butter and a hint of cinnamon flavor these chewy granola bars studded with almonds and dried cranberries. Keep these on hand for grab-and-go breakfasts or after-school snacks.
Marinated Tofu with Cold Peanut Noodles
A light dressing of mirin, soy sauce, and ginger coats delicate silken tofu and crunchy radishes and jicama. The accompanying chilled soba noodles are dressed in a sweet and creamy peanut sauce enhanced with coconut milk and ginger.
Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Vegetables and Peanut Sauce
It takes only 20 minutes to whip up this easy vegetarian main dish of whole-wheat spaghetti, snow peas, carrots, and tofu coated with a sweet and tangy Asian-style peanut sauce.
Peanut Butter Tart
Peanut butter, cream cheese, sweetened condensed milk, and whipped cream combine to make the smooth filling for this no-bake dessert. Graham cracker crust and a layer of milk chocolate ganache form the base of the tart.
Peanut Butter Surprises
These chocolate-chocolate chip cookies have an unexpected peanut-butter center. The dough uses a combination of butter and shortening to prevent the cookies from spreading too much while they bake.
Lighter Sesame Noodles
Using less peanut butter and oil and more broccoli and red bell pepper lightens up this recipe and add bright color to the mix. Toasted sesame oil and minced garlic add depth to the flavor of the peanut sauce coating whole-wheat spaghetti noodles.
Peanut Butter Cookie Cupcakes
Peanut butter cupcakes with peanut butter-cream cheese frosting will knock the socks off of the nut lovers in your life. The distinctive fork marks atop the cupcakes look just like those found on peanut butter cookies.