28 peanut butter recipes
Put that jar of peanut butter to work in our sweet and savoury ideas, from peanut aubergine curry to raspberry blondies and classic cookies
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 cookies
Nutty, buttery and quick to make, these crisp cookies are great for baking with kids.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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 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 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.
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.
Peanut butter blondies
Buttery, nutty and incredibly moreish, these next-level blondies will be a hit with the whole family.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Check out this traditional South American breakfast dish from Ecuador. Peanut butter stars in this easy recipe, which is packed with plenty of flavour.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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