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20 Ways to Enjoy a PB&J

Like many families, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches were a staple in our home growing up. There’s just something super special about the memories I recall when I taste the salty peanut butter mixed with sweet jelly. And just in case you didn’t already know, National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day is April 2nd. Because peanut butter and jelly is one of the greatest combinations ever invented, we dedicate a national day of celebration in honor of these two humble ingredients. To help you celebrate this year, here are 20 ways to enjoy a PB&J.

If you love a PB & J sandwich as much as I do, you'll love these 20 ways to enjoy a PB & J.

20 Ways to Enjoy a PB&J

1. The Sweet Occasion brings us the gorgeous PB&J Chocolate Truffle Sundae. You’ll seriously be drooling after browsing the photos for this recipe. And with just a few simple ingredients, it’s a super easy recipe to make.

2. If you love thumbprint cookies, you’ll love these PB&J Thumbprint Cookies from the ladies at A Beautiful Mess. Simple, yet wonderful.

3. If you’re a fudge lover like I am, then the Peanut Butter and Jelly Fudge from Jenn’s Blahblah Blog is the way to go.

If you love a PB & J sandwich as much as I do, you'll love these 20 ways to enjoy a PB&J. So many ways to enjoy the peanut butter & jelly flavors.

Photo Credit: Cook Nourish Bliss

4. That delicious smoothie up there, that’s a gorgeous photo from a Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie from Cook Nourish Bliss. Doesn’t that look so good?!?

5. This Peanut Butter and Jelly Banana Bread from A Saucy Kitchen looks absolutely amazing. She uses a homemade chia seed jam as the jelly and it really stands out in the photos!

6. If you love homemade puppy chow, you’ll love this Peanut Butter and Jelly Puppy Chow from Your Cup of Cake. If you want the salty and sweet flavors of your beloved peanut butter and jelly sandwich, this recipe is the way to go.

7. Wanting a somewhat healthier way to enjoy your PB&J? These Peanut Butter and Jelly Energy Bites from Fav Family Recipes looks like such a tasty option.

If you love a PB & J sandwich as much as I do, you'll love these 20 ways to enjoy a PB&J. So many ways to enjoy the peanut butter & jelly flavors.

Photo Credit: Climbing Grier Mountain

8. Looking for a new way to enjoy breakfast? Check out this Peanut Butter and Jelly Porridge with Chunky Granola recipe from Climbing Grier Mountain. Skip the boring breakfast and enjoy this instead.

9. Baking Bites brought PB&J to these PB&J Whoopie Pies. Skip the traditional PB&J sandwich and try these whoopie pies.

More Ways to Enjoy a PB&J

10. Think about how much your kids love PB&J sandwiches. Now think about how much your kids will love these Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes from A Helicopter Mom. Score mom points for sure with this one.

11. Use refrigerated crescent rolls to create these adorable Peanut Butter and Jelly Rolls from DIY Candy. Just three simple ingredients and breakfast is done!

If you love a PB & J sandwich as much as I do, you'll love these 20 ways to enjoy a PB&J. So many ways to enjoy the peanut butter & jelly flavors.

Photo Credit: Eclectic Momsense

12. It seems like smoothie bowls are a hot trend right now and Electic Momsense did it right with this PB&J Smoothie Bowl. It’s super easy to make and easily customizable to the flavors you like.

13. Chocolate Covered Katie does things a bit differently with these Gooey PB&J Blondies. Because she uses beans as a base in the recipe, I feel it’s a little more on the healthier side. At least that’s what I’m telling myself, anyways.

14. If you want the PB&J flavor but don’t want the traditional PB&J sandwich, Averie Cooks gives us the perfect alternative – Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins. Yum!

If you love a PB & J sandwich as much as I do, you'll love these 20 ways to enjoy a PB&J. So many ways to enjoy the peanut butter & jelly flavors.

Photo Credit: The Domestic Rebel

15. Where are my Twinkies fan? If you love Twinkies, I’m sure you’ll love these Peanut Butter and Jelly Twinkies from The Domestic Rebel.

16. With this Peanut Butter and Jelly Sugar Cookie Pizza recipe from Crazy for Crust, you can turn pizza into a delectable dessert.

17. Alright y’all. These Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Cookies from Yes to Yolks look absolutely amazing. It looks like a long recipe, but I’m sure the outcome is totally worth it.

If you love a PB & J sandwich as much as I do, you'll love these 20 ways to enjoy a PB&J. So many ways to enjoy the peanut butter & jelly flavors.

Photo Credit: Handmade Charlotte

18. One of my favorite candies is peanut butter cups. I love what Handmade Charlotte did with these Peanut Butter and Jelly Cups. It’s amazing what you can create with these two humble ingredients, y’all!

19. This Mama Loves turns the traditional pancake into a PB&J fave with this Peanut Butter and Jelly Pancakes recipe. Melt your favorite peanut butter into a sauce and pour over pancakes – yum!

20. Bread. So simple, yet so comforting. Cook Nourish Bliss knocks it out of the park with this Peanut Butter and Jelly Swirl Bread recipe. It’s like a one slice PB&J sandwich.

There are so many ways to enjoy a PB&J outside of the traditional PB&J sandwich. Which one of these recipes do you want to try?

About Crystal

Crystal Reagan, the owner and founder of SimplyBeingMommy.com lives in Small Town, Texas with her husband and 3 children. Crystal and her website have been featured on local and national news stations including Channel 2 Houston and ABC News. She has also appeared on BetterTV as a Mommy Expert for VTech.

Comments

  1. 1

    Ahhhh! This is the best thing I’ve ever seen! PB&J is my favorite flavor combination. I had no idea there were so many ways to enjoy that combo. Om nom nom.

  2. 2
    robin masshole mommy says:

    Wait, a peanut butter and jelly smoothie? Ok…I NEED to try that one first. Yum!!!!

  3. 3

    A PB&J muffin looks like about the most delicious thing ever. In fact, all of these recipes look pretty amazing. I’ve got my eye on that pie, too.

  4. 4

    I am bookmarking this from now to eternity. I have never seen so many delicious recipes in one place. I must make them all!

  5. 5

    This is so creative! I’m especially drooling over that donut! I’m pretty sure we have got to give some of these recipes a try now! 🙂

  6. 6

    Now these are some awesome treats. I love the PB&J combo! I bet we’d really like the banana bread!

  7. 7

    Yes please! Nothing takes me back to my childhood quite like a classic PB&J and these unique ideas seem just as tasty as they are fun!

  8. 8

    These are definitely some great ways to enjoy PB&J! Who knew there were so many different ways!

  9. 9
    Veronica says:

    Wow! PB&J never looked so good. I bet each one is tastier than the next

  10. 10

    My favorite donut restaurant has pb&j donuts on Saturdays. Now I don’t have to wait to get a fun peanut butter and jelly treat. That fudge sounds awesome.

  11. 11

    These are some of the most creative ideas. I love a good old fashioned PBJ but I’ll have to give a few of these a try as well.

  12. 12

    These are all great ideas! I would love to try all these! I know my kids will love it!

  13. 13

    I’m a fan of the classic PB&J sandwich. I need to try some of these recipes with my kiddos!

  14. 14
    Rachelle says:

    The PB&J puppy chow looks so yummy!! I’m going to make it for my daughter!

  15. 15

    It’s a classic favorite and there are so many ways to enjoy it aside from having it in your sandwich. These are lovely recipes! I would love to take note of the ones that my daughter will enjoy.

  16. 16

    What a list! I will not lie I stopped eating PB&Js because I felt I outgrew it but seeing this now I would like to make a smoothie!

  17. 17

    Being a huge PB&J fan,these all look great to me. My favorite is the PB&J banana bread.I’d love to have that with my morning coffee!

  18. 18

    What a unique twist to an old favorite. I am going to give these a try for sure!

  19. 19

    Such a great post! PB&J is my favorite! I will have to try some of these ideas!

  20. 20

    i love pb & j, i mean who doesn’t? i have to do a few of these since they look amazing!

  21. 21

    I could not find the recipe for the peanut butter & jelly crescent rolls! Did I miss it?

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