Looking for peanut butter recipes? Want to make peanut butter cookies? Put that jar of peanut butter in the store cupboard to good use. Next, try our Nutella recipes and Biscoff recipes.


Our sweet peanut butter recipes add a salty hit to baking and desserts. Our peanut butter cake is great for a special occasion. If you're a fan of the classic peanut butter and jelly combo, we have recipes for scones, terrine and thumbprint cookies. You can also use peanut butter to create savoury dishes such as rich and creamy curries and noodles.

Sweet peanut butter recipes

Peanut butter flapjacks

An inventive new flapjack recipe that combines peanut butter with jam in a classic pairing, and adds rolled oats and golden syrup.

Peanut Butter Flapjacks Recipe

Peanut butter cookies

Nutty, buttery and quick to make, these crisp cookies are great for baking with kids.

Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Peanut butter cheesecake

This stunning no-cook cheesecake loaf would make a great dinner party dessert. The combination of golden syrup with peanut butter adds a sweet and salty decadence.

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Peanut butter brownies

This is the best peanut butter brownies recipe. Super fudgy and indulgent, our easy decadent brownies are the ideal treat to serve with coffee, or an indulgent afternoon snack.

Peanut butter brownies

PBJ breakfast parfait

Peanut butter is a breakfast time staple and, as his fruity, tangy, crunchy creation proves, its potential goes far beyond simply topping toast.

Peanut Butter Dessert Recipe

Peanut butter cake

Our peanut butter layer cake is a little effort to make but looks stunning and will satisfy the fussiest peanut butter fiends. Love a good layer cake? We've got lots more here.

Peanut Butter Cake Recipe

PBJ cheesecake

Need a quick dessert to impress guests at your next dinner party? Make this simple no-bake cheesecake with smooth peanut butter and swirls of raspberry jam.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cheesecake Recipe

Peanut butter drizzle pancakes

Slathered in a lip-smacking peanut butter sauce, these light and fluffy pancakes from food writer John Gregory-Smith make a fabulous brunch for two or dessert for four.

Peanut Butter Pancakes Recipe

Easy banana bread with peanut butter frosting

It’s hard to improve on a classic banana bread, but we think the peanut butter icing addition just edges it! A real nutty twist on everyone's favourite. Serve with your freshly brewed morning coffee.

Peanut Butter Banana Bread Recipe

Peanut butter and jelly scones

Peanut butter and jelly is a classic American flavour combination. Here, it joins forces with classic English scones to create a treat that's sure to be a new favourite. Perfect your scone skills with our expert scones recipes.

Peanut Butter Scones With Jam

Peanut butter thumbprint cookies

Our peanut butter thumbprint cookies pair that moreish nutty flavour with zingy fruit jam. They're best eaten the day they're made.

Peanut butter thumbprint cookies

Chocolate and peanut butter snack cakes

Impress your friends and family with these fun and quirky chocolate snack cakes with peanut butter. The individual mini cakes may take a bit of time to make, but they're well worth the wait.

Chocolate snack cakes on a tray

Peanut butter blondies

Buttery, nutty and incredibly moreish, these next-level blondies will be a hit with the whole family.

Peanut Butter Blondie Recipe

Peanut butter and banana self-saucing pudding

Our chocolaty self-saucing pudding recipe uses smooth peanut butter and banana to create this deliciously rich cake. Serve with some vanilla ice cream and enjoy!

Peanut butter and banana self saucing pudding

Chocolate, peanut butter and jam terrine

This cake by Hannah Miles is the ultimate in kitsch. Drizzle the ganache on top so that the pretty striped layers of peanut butter and jam show through.

Chocolate Terrine Recipe with Peanut Butter and Jam

Peanut butter biscuits

Try our easy peanut butter biscuit recipe. Once they're out the oven, they get dipped in white and dark chocolate for a decadent finish.

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Peanut butter ice cream with salted caramel

This luxurious frozen pud combines two indulgent ingredients: peanut butter and salted caramel. If you like that sweet-salty flavour combo, you'll love these recipes.

Salted Caramel Ice Cream Recipe With Peanut Butter

Peanut butter pretzel truffles

So much nutty, crunchy, chocolatey goodness rolled into one bite-sized truffle. We love giving edible gifts for special occasions, and these truffles are great Christmas, birthday or Valentine's Day treats.

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Savoury peanut butter recipes

Vegetable satay curry

Crunchy peanut butter stars in this creamy vegan curry, packed with plenty of nutritious veggies, warming ginger and chilli for a healthy meat-free meal.

Vegetable Satay Curry Recipe

Thai-style peanut noodle salad with herbs and watermelon

Ready in 20 minutes, this vibrant vegan salad is packed with juicy watermelon and crunchy peanuts.

Thai Peanut Noodle Salad Recipe with Watermelon and Herbs

Gado gado fried rice

This Indonesian salad of vegetables and boiled eggs in a rich peanut dressing is bulked up here with spicy fried rice.

Gado Gado Salad Recipe with Fried Rice

Coconut, aubergine and peanut butter curry

This creamy coconut and peanut aubergine curry is vegetarian, under 300 calories and ready in just 30 minutes, making it the perfect comforting meal to make midweek. We have lots more vegetarian curry recipes where this came from, too.

Bowl of creamy aubergine curry with a plate of forks and rice at the side


Check out this traditional South American breakfast dish from Ecuador. Peanut butter stars in this easy recipe, which is packed with plenty of flavour.

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West African-style peanut curry with chicken and sweet potato

Inspired by the peanut-based curries of West African cooking, this recipe is a simplified version, using peanut butter as a quick shortcut. It also freezes really well if you fancy making a double batch.

West African Chicken Curry Recipe With Sweet Potato and Peanuts

Spicy peanut and szechuan pepper noodles

The hint of szechuan spice and fiery ginger in these buttery peanut noodles – and the fact they’re ready in only 30 minutes – means they’ll quickly become your new go-to midweek dinner.

Szechuan Peanut Sauce with Egg Noodles

Steamed aubergines with peanut dressing

Check out this easy-to-make aubergine dish with a punchy peanut butter dressing. Serve this super simple vegan recipe, which is under 100 calories per portion, as a delicious hot or cold side dish.

Aubergines with Peanut Dressing Recipe

Broccoli and peanut soba noodles

Our recipe for broccoli and peanut soba noodles with a zingy peanut butter dressing is really easy to make and ready in 20 minutes or less. The fresh greens are great with the noodles while the roasted peanuts add a crunchy texture.

Soba Noodles with Broccoli and Peanuts in a Bowl

Steak satay noodles

Make your own satay sauce with crunchy peanut butter and coconut milk, then toss it together with strips of seared sirloin steak. Don't forget the sriracha!

Steak satay noodles

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