Want to serve a sweet and salty treat tonight? Try whipping up one of these tasty (and easy) peanut butter desserts!
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: 24¢
This simple, sweet recipe will keep your guests nibbling without hurting your wallet.
Recipe: Peanut Butter Cookies with Butterscotch Bits
Cost per serving: 20¢
These little two-bite cookies will be impossible for anyone to resist. Make them up to a day ahead of time and store in a resealable container until the day of your big party to give yourself more time.
See recipe: Peanut Butter-Cup Cookies
Cost per serving: 20¢
Pantry staples such as honey, cornflakes and peanut butter come together for these deliciously crunchy clusters. This is a flexible recipe, so go ahead and tinker with the ingredients to suit your taste. Try almond or cashew butter instead of peanut butter, or sprinkle in some cinnamon.
See recipe: Haystack Cookies
Cost per serving: 7¢
Simple to make and costing less than 10¢ per serving, dessert does not get any cheaper than this! For variety, you can use a different type of cereal, or swap chopped nuts for the coconut.
See recipe: Chilled Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cookies
Cost per serving: 46¢
At less than 50¢ a serving, these easy-to-make snack bars are a healthy, inexpensive alternative to store-bought granola bars.
See recipe: Sweet and Salty Trail Mix Bars
Cost per serving: 34¢
Peanut butter pairs up with its old friend jelly for a dessert-style take on the beloved sandwich.
See recipe: Peanut Butter & Jelly Bars
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: 64¢
These yummy, inexpensive Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches are fun to serve at parties, and will have guests reaching for seconds (and thirds!) To dress up the sandwiches, roll the edges in chopped, salted, roasted peanuts or miniature chocolate chips to make them fancier. You can also try different flavors—fudge ripple, banana and Chubby Hubby all work well.
See recipe: Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches
Cost per serving: 53¢
Use boxed brownies and creamy peanut butter for this delicious dessert. For a pretty presentation, dust the finished roll with cocoa powder
Try this ice cream recipe: Brownie-Peanut Ice Cream Roll
Cost per serving: 93¢
If peanut allergies are an issue, substitute delicious almond butter or cashew butter and use chopped almonds or cashews.
Try this ice cream recipe: Upside-Down Peanut Parfaits
Cost per serving: $2.12
What a fun use for a favorite candy! This kid-friendly treat features a homemade sauce that requires only a few ingredients.
See recipe: Raisin Sundaes with Chocolate–Peanut Butter Sauce
Cost per serving: 23¢
In a time crunch? Whip up this chewy, peanut-butter cake in less than 30 minutes!
See recipe: Peanut-Butter- Fudge Cake
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
Cost per serving: $1.26
Chocolate, peanut butter and ice cream? This to-die-for combo will be tasty treat for Halloween guests. If you want to try another flavor, opt for peppermint patties with chocolate ice cream and chocolate cookie crust instead of graham cracker.
See Recipe: Peanut Butter Cup Pie
Cost per serving: 81¢
Indulge in creamy peanut butter and sweet milk chocolate mousse for as elegant as a holiday dessert or as simple as a family weeknight sweet treat.
Recipe: Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse
Cost per serving: 98¢
Inspired by the sandwich rumored to be the King's favorite, the recipe for this thick milkshake calls for creamy peanut butter. Save a little bit of a sliced banana for an easy, pretty garnish.
Try this ice cream recipe: Elvis Milkshakes
Cost per serving: 46¢
Family and friends will rave about these crispy (and cheap!) treats. To fancy these treats up a bit, use chopped 60 percent cacao chocolate instead of semisweet chips.
Recipe: Chocolate-Peanut Butter Toffee
Cost per serving: 31¢
A semisweet chocolate shell encompasses a creamy mixture of peanut butter and honey in these over-the-top homemade Peanut Butter Cups.
See recipe: Peanut Butter Cups
Cost per serving: 45¢
Show that special someone you care with a rich homemade treat―there's no need to confess how easy they are to make.
Recipe: Crispy Chocolate Hearts
Cost per serving: 33¢
The addition of salted pretzels helps balance out sweet treats like this chocolate-chip blondie. When baking this recipe, coarsely crush the pretzels to ensure that they keep their crunch.
See recipe: Chocolate Chip-Pretzel Blondies
Cost per serving: $1.38
These delicious brownies will be a hit with the whole crowd.
See recipe: Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies