The peanut butter and jelly sandwich is a staple in many homes. Quick, easy to make, and requiring few ingredients, this is one of the first snacks children are taught to make for themselves. Did you know that there are additional tasty ways to use peanut butter and jelly to satiate your hunger? As this Sunday is “Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, check out these 5 ways to enjoy peanut butter and jelly in new ways!
Make peanut butter and jelly pancakes
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so start off the day with the sweet taste of peanut butter and jelly pancakes. Food Network has a great recipe for you to follow.
Make a grilled peanut butter and jelly sandwich
After a couple of hours you’ll be ready to eat lunch. How about a grilled peanut butter and jelly sandwich? It’s just like a grilled cheese sandwich, except you replace the cheese with peanut butter and jelly! With a small amount of ingredients you can create an amazing snack. Check out this recipe from All Recipes.
Make peanut butter and jelly bars
You’ll need a snack to tide you over from lunch until dinner, and these peanut and jelly bars from Food Network will tickle your taste buds on a warm, spring day. You can also pack these as lunch treats for your kids to take to school.
Make peanut butter and jelly cookies
Nothing tops off a day of great meals like a little dessert. One option for Peanut Butter and Jelly Day are cookies! If you like to bake you should have most of these ingredients in your home already. All you’ll need are:
- 1 cup peanut butter
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoons fruit preserves
- And this recipe from All Recipes
Make peanut butter and jelly cupcakes
If you want to skip the cookies you can make peanut butter and jelly cupcakes instead. Following this recipe from Martha Stewart you can make 18 delectable cupcakes. Serve them to friends, or double up the recipe and let your child take them to school to share with their classmates!
Now that you have 5 different ways to enjoy the tasty treat that is peanut butter and jelly you can experiment as much as you want. Enjoy peanut butter and jelly day!