Today is National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day. To celebrate, ditch the classic PB&J and try these riffs on everyone's favorite sandwich.
No one can resist the smooth and nutty taste of peanut butter mixed with the sweet flavor of jelly. Add that irresistible combination on french toast, cookies or even in a cocktail and you've got something better than just a plain ol' sandwich.
Here are eight sticky ways to enjoy your PB&J.
1. French Toast Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches
You won't believe that these decadent PB&J on French toast sandwiches are less than 400 calories each.
2. Chocolate Chip Blueberry Peanut Butter Cookies
Peanut butter and chocolate and peanut butter and jelly are two classic combinations that are delicious in any form. These peanut butter cookies full of chocolate chips and blueberries bring the two combinations together for one delicious dessert. You won't be able to stop at just one!
3. Peanut Butter Pie Parfaits
Layers of peanut butter pie, chocolate topping, and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups make this pudding cup an extra decadent dessert. For more recipes like this, visit InsideBruCrewLife.com.
Recipe: Peanut Butter Pudding Parfaits
4. PB&J Vodka
Van Gogh Vodka introduced this take on an American classic. They combine peanut butter and raspberry jelly flavored vodka to create this not-so-kid-friendly treat.
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5. PB&J Grilled Cheese
What's better than combining the two great comfort-food classics: PB&J and grilled cheese?
6. Peanut Butter & Jelly Cookies
Cake mix cookies made with peanut butter cups and raspberry chocolate bar for a fun take on peanut butter and jelly. For more recipes like this, visit InsideBruCrewLife.com.
Recipe: Peanut Butter & Jelly Cookies
7. Peanut Butter and Jelly Popcorn
Half of the popcorn is coated in peanut butter and white chocolate, and the other half is coated in Welch’s Natural Grape Jelly Spread and white chocolate. And then, after each half has cooled and the coating has set, you bring them together into one, perfect PB&J munch-time treat! For more recipes like this, visit SomethingSwanky.com.
Recipe: Peanut Butter and Jelly Popcorn
8. Betty Crocker PB&J Sandwich Cookies
PB&J in peanut butter cookie form? Yes, please! And you can also make sandwich cookies with Betty Crocker oatmeal, chocolate chip or sugar cookie mixes.