Kids won't get bored with peanut butter and jelly sandwiches made with these gourmet peanut butters. With flavors like vanilla cranberry and chocolate pretzel, these peanut butters are anything but ordinary.
Plus, peanut butter has no cholesterol and is an excellent source of vegetable protein, fiber, magnesium and folate.
Kids allergic to peanut butter? No problem. You can make any of my recipes with almonds, walnuts, cashews or any of your favorite tree nuts. And many of these store-bought gourmet flavors come in almond butters or walnut butters, too.
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You probably have everything you need to make this homemade gourmet peanut butter in your pantry right now. This chocolate cherry peanut butter tastes great on its own, or spread over toasted waffles for a sweet sandwich the kids will go crazy for.
Salty and sweet meet in this dessert-like peanut butter recipe. It couldn't be easier to make, and the kids just love it. Spread this chocolate pretzel peanut butter on bread and top it with fresh strawberries or raspberries for a scrumptious sandwich treat the kids will adore.
Though not technically a peanut butter, this recipe deserves a place in every parent's repertoire. It's sweet, wholesome and loaded with protein. Spread this chocolate soy nut butter on challah
for a yummy breakfast treat that will keep the kids satisfied for hours.
Peanut Butter & Co.
This peanut butter is delightful on its own. But my favorite way to enjoy it is topped with sliced Granny Smith apples and grilled. The sweet-tart apples pair beautifully with the homey sweet cinnamon raisin taste. Spread it on homemade French bread
, and you're in for a real treat.
This chocolate hazelnut spread is basically a homemade version of Nutella. Sweet and nutty, this nut butter makes a wonderful spread on bread or whole grain waffles. I like to make sandwiches of this hazelnut spread on whole wheat waffles topped with fresh strawberries.
Cashews and macadamia nuts are blended to make this rich, gourmet nut butter that appeals to kids and adults alike. Spread this nut butter on cinnamon raisin bread and top it with shredded Granny Smith apples for a real sweet-tart flavor sensation.
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This peanut butter is decadence defined. Organic dried blueberries are mixed into a white chocolate flavored-peanut spread. The only drawback: At $12 for a tiny, four-serving jar, this peanut butter is pricey. You can see why the company is marketing it product line as the peanut butter to the stars.
Kids can't take peanut butter to school? No problem. Send them in with a sandwich made with this homemade chocolate walnut butter, and they'll be begging you for this lunch again and again. Walnuts are loaded with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. So even though this walnut butter tastes like it can't be good for you, it's actually pretty healthy.