Test out this kitchen staple with easy peanut butter recipes for dinner, dessert and more.
Peanut butter is not just for lunch boxes, it is an inexpensive, versatile ingredient flavoring up anything from savory soups to sweet pies. Plan your meals around this kitchen mainstay with these peanut butter recipes.
Cost per Serving: $2.26
The flavorful sauce on this Thai favorite is made with easy to find ingredients like natural peanut butter, soy sauce and chili flakes. You can spice up the sauce to your liking with the addition of more chili flakes or a sriracha chili sauce.
See recipe: Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce
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Cost per Serving: $1.38
If you can't find football shaped cookie cutters for these adorable peanut butter brownies, try making baseballs or basketballs with a biscuit cutter.
See recipe: Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies
Cost per serving: 13¢
This delicious peanut butter cookie recipe yields 80 cookies for your family to gobble up.
See recipe: Ultimate Peanut Butter Cookies
Cost per serving: $2.01
if you want to add meat to this hearty vegetarian stew, stir in thin slices of Canadian bacon toward the end of cooking time.
See recipe: Slow Cooker Sweet Potato-Peanut Stew
Cost per serving: 20¢
When you want to indulge without guilt, enjoy these healthy little sweets, which use natural peanut butter and oats to pack in 4 grams of protein and 2 grams of fiber.
See recipe: Peanut Butter Oat Bites
Cost per serving: $1.55
Kids will love this creative, Asian-inspired meal. It's all wrapped up in a flour toritilla, which means they can assemble it on their own just like taco night!
Cost per serving: 88¢
This refreshing icebox cake is make-ahead by definition, so mix it up, then let it sit in the freezer before serving.
See recipe: Peanut Butter-Chocolate Cookie Ice Cream Cake
Cost per serving: $1.18
Use crunchy or creamy peanut butter to get the savory peanut flavor in this dish. It is delicious hot, but it's equally good served cold. Let it cool, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve.
See recipe: Asian Sesame Noodles with Chicken
Cost per serving: 97¢
Make this rich and creamy twist on the traditional Buckeye before your next big potluck party or picnic. The simple make-ahead recipe uses peanut butter and chocolate graham cracker, a sure hit!
See recipe: Buckeye Pie